Tag Archives: It’s a Wonderful Life

A Matter of Life and Death

Francois Truffaut once claimed ‘cinema’ and ‘Britain’ were incompatible. Powell and Pressburger proved him wrong.

Freeze-Frame

Once considered avant-garde, freeze-frame is now common place in every genre. Here are some of landmark and innovative uses of the technique.

Money, Money, Money

All industries need profits to survive. So why do so many Hollywood films castigate wealth and capitalism?

It’s a Wonderful Life

Based on a short story that no one wanted to publish, It’s a Wonderful Life is a seasonal favorite that is also a surprisingly dark Christmas story.


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