Another Titanic footnote

After I posted some old family pictures a while back which showed my father with the Titanic‘s second officer, Commander Lightoller, on a trip to Calais in 1939, I was contacted by Tiphaine Hirou of the French Titanic Society asking for permission to use the photos. I’ve just received a copy of Tiphaine’s interesting article […]

Project Update: Deleted Scenes

Although my documentary on Winnipeg movie theatres was originally conceived as a one-hour show, I ended up interviewing almost thirty people who gave me more great material than I could possibly fit into that format. As a result, the project grew to feature length. But even then, there were interesting stories and observations which simply […]

Project Update: Trailer

My documentary about Winnipeg movie theatres is creeping towards completion – I had a session with the person doing the on-line last Thursday; he’s working on several projects simultaneously, but hopefully mine will be done by the end of the coming week. And the sound files should be going to the person who’ll do clean-up and […]

The Perils of New York

I wrote this story a few years ago after re-watching one of my favorite movies. As winter has descended rather bitterly over Winnipeg, and the stores are now inundating us with non-stop Christmas Muzak, I thought I’d share it here in the spirit of the season. – K. George Godwin It was a knockout blow. […]

Blasts from the past

Revisiting two more old favourites

B-horror nostalgia: Ryan Schifrin’s Abominable (2005/2018)

Fractured dream: Georges Franju’s Spotlight on a Murderer (1961)

Ozu Yasujiro’s The Flavor of Green Tea Over Rice (1952):
Criterion Blu-ray review