Five great films about films
1941) How clever was Preston St urges? The great man’ s famous comedy concerns a director who wants to make films with a message. This film’s message is: no message is necessary.
Singin’ in the Rain(
1952) The convulsions that came to cinema with the arrival of sound inspire a great Stanley Don en musical. Thet itle number and Good Morning are like the work of sorcerers.
1963) Mar cello Mast roi anni plays a director trying to work his way out of artistic blockage. Despite its wilful strangeness, Fellini’ s mono chrome dream has proved huge ly influential.
1963) Jean-Luc Godard boldly shot provocation stars Jack Pa lance as a producer trying to get a film version of Homer’ s Odyssey off the ground. Famous shots of Mediterranean and Brigitte Bardot.
Berberian Sound Studio(
20120 Peter Strickland casts Toby Jones (above) asa timid sound man working on an Italian horror film. Stuffed with love for the form. Endlessly odd.