• moving forward

    I had a fantastic, if tiring, trip to London and saw a lot of great flicks, along with some mediocre offerings. Overall it was an excellent weekend that started, and ended, with strong films. I’ve an extensive review of the whole affair over on Babblogue. There’s no point repeating myself. I was chuffed to briefly meet Brad Anderson, a talented director I’ve been praising since I viewed his creepily atmospheric film, Session 9. What impressed me the most about his new project, The Machinist, was his meticulous direction. Throughout the film I noted how he framed his shots, and when he chose to track, pan, or keep the camera stationary.…