No, seriously, why? What’s there to hate?
This week, we will be looking at Wim Wenders‘ classic, ‘Paris, Texas‘ in honor of Harry Dean Stanton, who recently passed. For the genesis of CANON OF FILM, you can click here. PARIS, TEXAS (1984) Director: Wim Wenders Screenplay: Sam Shepard, adapted by L.M. Kit Carson As much as I admire the leader of the more »
In the second edition of CANON OF FILM, we take a look a Jacques Tati‘s ‘Playtime’. For the genesis of CANON OF FILM, you can click here. “PLAYTIME” (1967) Director: Jacques Tati Screenplay: Jacques Lagrange and Jacques Tati; with addition English dialogue by Art Buchwald Jacques Tati’s ‘Playtime‘ is clearly a masterpiece, but I think more »
In the first edition of CANON OF FILM, we take a look at ‘Citizen Kane‘ in honor of it’s 76th birthday earlier this week. You can find the backstory on the inception of CANON OF FILM here. CITIZEN KANE (1941) Director: Orson Welles Director of Photography: Gregg Toland Screenplay: Howard J. Mankiewicz & Orson Welles more »
This being my first post on Age of the Nerd, I feel a slight need to introduce myself before I introduce this hopefully continuous and long-running feature here. I’m David Baruffi, and years ago, I created something called ‘CANON OF FILM’.