A STUDY OF LOVE – CASSAVETES’ FACES AT METRO CINEMA

For the last year or so, I’ve sat on the Programming Committee at The Metro Cinema in Edmonton. This month, I had the opportunity to curate a mini-retrospective of the films of John Cassavetes, five of which are available in DCP for the first time. Of the five, we were ultimately able to screen threeContinue reading “A STUDY OF LOVE – CASSAVETES’ FACES AT METRO CINEMA”

CASSAVETES ON BEING AN ARTIST VS. BEING A PROFESSIONAL

Whenever I’m feeling burned out with filmmaking, I go to the well of Cassavetes. Maybe he was a megalomaniac, maybe at some points he was a borderline compulsive liar. Certainly he alienated a lot of people, according to some of the anecdotes reported in  Ray Carney’s Cassavetes on Cassavetes. But whatever else he was, he was someone whoContinue reading “CASSAVETES ON BEING AN ARTIST VS. BEING A PROFESSIONAL”