Archives for March 31, 2009

When Lightning Struck…

Ever been struck by lightning while watching a movie?That is to say, can you remember an occasion when a particular moment in a movie changed the way you watch movies?Was there a foreign film that opened the door to an appreciation of subtitled movies? Or a sequence that made you interested in something other than just The Story?In the last pages of Through a Screen Darkly, I wrote about Mike Hertenstein, the guy behind the Cornerstone festival's excellent film program Flickerings. I … [Read more...]