Tuesday, August 30, 2011

i was never worse fitted since the nativitie of my actorshippe (part one)


ingrid bergman *

- intermezzo - 1939, gregory ratoff
- casablanca - 1942, michael curtiz
- for whom the bell tolls - 1943, sam wood
- gaslight - 1944, george cukor
- spellbound - 1945, alfred hitchcock
- the bells of st. mary's - 1945, leo mccarey
- notorious - 1946, alfred hitchcock
- arch of triumph - 1948, lewis milestone
- under capricorn - 1949, alfred hitchcock
- stromboli - 1950, roberto rossellini
- journey to italy - 1954, roberto rossellini
- anastasia - 1956, anatole litvak
- indiscreet - 1958, stanley donen
- the inn of the sixth happiness - 1958, mark robson
- goodbye again - 1961, anatole litvak
- cactus flower - 1969, gene saks
- murder on the orient express - 1974, sidney lumet
- autumn sonata - 1978, ingmar bergman


bryan craynston *

- seinfeld (dentist) - 1994-97
- saving private ryan - 1998, steven spielberg
- breaking bad - 2008, vince gilligan
- drive - 2011, nicolas winding refn
- contagion - 2011, steven soderbergh


giancarlo esposito *

- do the right thing - 1989, spike lee
- king of new york - 1990, abel ferrara
- harley davidson and the marlboro man - 1991, simon wincer
- night on earth - 1991, jim jarmusch
- malcolm x - 1992, spike lee
- smoke - 1995, paul auster
- blue in the face - 1995, paul auster, wayne wang, harvey wang
- breaking bad - 2008-2011, vince gilligan


luis guzmán *

- q & a - 1990, sidney lumet
- carlito's way - 1993, brian de palma
- boogie nights - 1997, paul thomas anderson
- out of sight - 1998, steven soderbergh
- the limey - 1999, steven soderbergh
- magnolia - 1999, paul thomas anderson
- traffic - 2000, steven soderbergh
- punch-drunk love - 2002, paul thomas anderson
- welcome to collinwood - 2002, anthony & joe russo


trevor howard *

- the way ahead - 1944, carol reed
- the way to the stars (aka johnny in the clouds) - 1945, anthony asquith
- brief encounter - 1945, david lean
- i see a dark stranger - 1946, frank launder
- green for danger - 1946, sidney gilliat
- they made me a fugitive - 1947, alberto cavalcanti
- the third man - 1949, carol reed
- golden salamander - 1950, ronald neame
- the clouded yellow - 1950, ralph thomas
- outcast of the islands - 1951, carol reed
- sons and lovers - 1960, jack cardiff
- the charge of the light brigade - 1968, tony richardson (good performance, don't like the film)
- ryan's daughter - 1970, david lean
- the offence - 1972, sidney lumet
- superman - 1978, richard donner
- gandhi - 1982, richard attenborough


isabelle huppert *

- loulou - 1980, maurice pialat
- coup de torchon - 1981, bertrand tavernier
- the piano teacher - 2001, michael haneke
- time of the wolf - 2003, michael haneke


celia johnson *

- in which we serve - 1942, noel coward & david lean
- this happy breed - 1944, david lean
- brief encounter - 1945, david lean



klaus kinski *

"kinski was coming totally apart, totally crazed" herzog on commentary to cobra verde



- decision before dawn (whining soldier) - 1951, anatole litvak
- for a few dollars more - 1965, sergio leone
- doctor zhivago - 1965, david lean
- nosferatu the vampyre - 1979, werner herzog
- woyzeck - 1979, werner herzog
- fitzcarraldo - 1982, werner herzog
- cobra verde - 1987, werner herzog


vera miles *

- the searchers - 1956, john ford
- the wrong man - 1956, alfred hitchcock (my favourite hitchcock film)
- psycho - 1960, alfred hitchcock
- the man who shot liberty valance - 1962, john ford


sal mineo *

- rebel without a cause - 1955, nicholas ray
- crime in the streets - 1956, don siegel
- someone up there likes me - 1956, robert wise
- giant - 1956, george stevens
- cheyenne autumn - 1964, john ford


paul newman *

- someone up there likes me - 1956, robert wise
- the long, hot summer - 1958, martin ritt
- cat on a hot tin roof - 1958, richard brooks
- from the terrace - 1960, mark robson
- the hustler - 1961, robert rossen
- hud - 1963, martin ritt
- harper - 1966, jack smight
- torn curtain - 1966, alfred hitchcock
- cool hand luke - 1967, stuart rosenberg
- butch cassidy and the sundance kid - 1969, george roy hill
- pocket money - 1972, stuart rosenberg
- the mackintosh man - 1973, john huston
- the drowning pool - 1975, stuart rosenberg
- absence of malice - 1981, sydney pollack
- the verdict - 1982, sidney lumet
- the hudsucker proxy - 1994, coen brothers


tom sizemore *

- guilty by suspicion - 1991, irwin winkler
- point break - 1991, kathryn bigelow
- harley davidson and the marlboro man - 1991, simon wincer
- true romance - 1993, tony scott
- strange days - 1995, kathryn bigelow
- heat - 1995, michael mann
- saving private ryan - 1998, steven spielberg
- bringing out the dead - 1999, martin scorsese
- black hawk down - 2001, ridley scott


jacques tati *

- jour de fête - 1949, jacques tati
- mr. hulot's holiday - 1953, jacques tati
- mon oncle - 1958, jacques tati
- play time - 1967, jacques tati


fred ward *

- escape from alcatraz - 1979, don siegel
- the right stuff - 1983, philip kaufman
- miami blues - 1990, george armitage
- the player - 1992, robert altman
(the only thing i like about this film is fred ward's character; obsessed with long takes and a bit sleezy)
- short cuts - 1993, robert altman


osker werner *



- decision before dawn - 1951, anatole litvak
- ship of fools - 1965, stanley kramer
- the spy who came in from the cold - 1965, martin ritt
- fahrenheit 451 - 1966, françois truffaut


actorshippe list one
select filmographies
title found in the oed under "actorship", marston 1598
we enjoyed the smooth sounds of the sex pistols while editing this survey

Thursday, August 25, 2011

dark for dark business


peter jackson - the lord of the rings: the fellowship of the ring - 2001

classic drone series
sound, sound design, music in film






sound designer - david farmer
sound re-recording mixer - gethin creagh, michael hedges
re-recording mixer - christopher boyes, michael semanick
supervising sound editor - mike hopkins, ethan van der ryn
sound effects editor - john mckay, timothy nielsen, craig tomlinson
music - howard shore

Tuesday, August 16, 2011

the right stuff


philip kaufman - the right stuff - 1983

classic drone series
sound, sound design, music in film










sound re-recording mixer - todd boekelheide, thomas scott, andy wiskes
sound effects editor - john benson, tim holland, pat jackson, karen g. wilson
supervising sound editor - jay boekelheide
music - garth hudson, todd boekelheide, bill conti

"..when you watch the right stuff, when he (yeager) breaks the sound barrier, forget about all the excitement and listen to the soundtrack. what you'll hear, down deep in there, is garth hudson.
that's all him." levon helm

Sunday, August 14, 2011

for a moment he was seized by a kind of hysteria

michael radford - nineteen eighty-four - 1984
(george orwell)

classic drone series
sound, sound design, music in film

theyll shoot me i dont care theyll shoot me in the back of the neck i dont care down with big brother they always shoot you in the back of the neck i dont care down with big brother-



(2 sections combined)

sound editor - colin miller
re-recording mixer - trevor pyke
sound mixer - bruce white
music - dominic muldowney, eurythmics

Saturday, August 6, 2011

specimens and marvels - tristesse engraved







images - william henry fox talbot

photomicrograph of a crystal - study of polarized light -
albumenised paper print - ca. 1851

photomicrograph of interference patterns - study of polarized light through crystals - albumenised paper print - ca. 1851

photomicrograph of three crystals - study of polarized light - calotype negative - ca. 1840

photomicrograph of interference pattern - study of polarized light through crystals - albumenised paper print - ca. 1851

page 197: horatia at her harp - salt paper print from a calotype negative - ca. 1843

(all images can be found in the august 2011 issue of tristesse engraved, a first in a series that i am contributing various art of memory images to)

Friday, August 5, 2011

printed from nature

magnolia glauca from edward parrish's the phantom bouquet - 1862
wood engraving of leaf skeletons by a. wilhelm
found in the book impressions of nature: a history of nature printing by roderick cave

Wednesday, August 3, 2011

but only felt in myself night

agnes martin - homage to life - 2003

i invented nothing, but only felt in myself night and saw in it the new, and this new i name suprematism, and it expressed itself to me as a black plane that has formed a square.
kazimir malevich

image & words from the book malevich and the american legacy - gagosian gallery - 2003

Monday, August 1, 2011

le canard cahiers

matthew swiezynski - le canard cahiers - 11.21.1999 (4 1/4" x 6 1/4")
(ducks in water one, excerpts)


ingenting kollektiva - side a (excerpt) to heighten the visuals

















































































mont blanc fountain pen (chopin/rouge *), water, paper

drawings done while reading lots of french poetry (mallarmé, jabès, rilke, ponge, bonnefoy, tzara, baudelaire, jaccottet, etc.) and many of the oulipo writers

sound - matthew swiezynski on harmonium
from forthcoming invisible birds release *