Short Film – A Walk By Waiting (Harold Pinter, Iain Sinclair).

My walk around Harold Pinter's old haunts in the east end of London has produced a number of written accounts now that, with the film that sparked of the whole venture being finally public, I'm not quite sure what else to say about it.  The idea for the walk came about when I saw the, since … Continue reading Short Film – A Walk By Waiting (Harold Pinter, Iain Sinclair).

Stasis In London (1994) – Patrick Keiller.

On watching all of Patrick Keiller's "Robinson" trilogy of films recently, it struck home how effectively stillness within a visual frame can traverse the geographical plain and recreate a journey that is both political and sociological.  This, of course, goes to the heart filmmaking itself, the relationships with cuts especially and its portrayal of time, … Continue reading Stasis In London (1994) – Patrick Keiller.

Short Film – An Impossible Dérive.

An Impossible Dérive is a film that channels a number of my own current interests.  Though predominantly about the changing landscape and topography of the city centre of Liverpool, it is also about using psychogeography and the writing of John Wyndham to assess and comment upon the fallout of such change within the landscape.  The … Continue reading Short Film – An Impossible Dérive.