That face

Posted by · 9:04 am · January 23rd, 2010

I have nothing to add to the reams of commentary on the sad passing of Jean Simmons, only to say that she has, eerily, been on my mind recently. A few months ago, I saw her rather touching final performance in “Shadows in the Sun,” a small British film written by a friend and former […]

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R.I.P. Jack Cardiff

Posted by · 11:02 am · April 22nd, 2009

Sad to see one of the greats leave us.  Perhaps it’s a grand occasion to pick up the “Black Narcissus” Blu-ray, which I hear makes Cardiff’s cinematography pop and is said to be one of the most beautiful high-def discs out there.

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