GHOST IN THE SHELL

2017 has Bring one of best movie never seen since years , I need movie like this , peace and enjoyment for my eyes and yes ,speaking about futuristic AI subjects, I’m one of those people that did not like BLADE RUNNER 2049; this one GHOST IN THE SHELL from Rupert Sanders is far better in my view, has the same charm of Alex Garland ‘s EX Machina and contains unforgettable moments (like the jellyfish scene ) but the experience is boosted starting from a linear well written story(forgivable in some little parts) and  crafted with a outstanding crew  continuing with casting choices, I LOVE Scarlett globally talking as I loved the choices of Juliette Bionche,Takeshi Kitano and the short uncredited cameo of Michael Wincott ;so let’s quote again the special EFX from Weta and others(don’t t forget Art Dept,Make up,Practical and CGI) , the Academy Award Jan Roelfs at Production Design , outstanding Jess Hall BSC Cinematography dealing with Alexa 65 and “Super Panavision 70”  65mm 5-perf film , the bloody Soundtrack by Lorne Balfe in association with Clint Mansell and last but not the least of Course Rupert Sanders Direction(And yes I hate Snow White and the Huntsman) so If you HAVE NOT GIVE YOUR CONSENT at Theaters please take your copy of BLU RAY everywhere and Enjoy the outstanding Experience of GHOST IN THE SHELL.

Scarlett Johansson plays Major in Ghost in the Shell from Paramount Pictures and DreamWorks Pictures.

ABOVE MY BLURAY(EUROPEAN MARKET )AND BELOW A GALLERY OF GHOST IN THE SHELL PICTURES

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Close-Up Michael Mann 1995

ANOTHER VIDEO-GIFT FROM A OLD VHS TAPE I OWN , A RARE INTERVIEW FROM BBC CLOSE UP MICHAEL MANN’S CHOOSES HIS FAVOURITE MOMENT IN CINEMA,RAUL WALSH’S WHITE HEAT AND ELIA KAZAN’S EAST OF EDEN, VIDEO PRODUCED BY NICK FREAND JONES 1995 BBC.ENJOY!!

John Carpenter’s Christine soundtrack is being reissued on vinyl for the first time

 

John Carpenter’s 1989 cult car horror score is being reissued on vinyl for the first time.

TAKEN FROM THE VINYL FACTORY LIMITED GB : Originally released by Varèse Sarabande (VS-5240) , followed by a second Motown version that same year, ‎Carpenter created the haunted moto-synthscapes for Christine with frequent collaborator Alan Howarth.

My contact on Varèse confirm : “Cats out of the bag, yep that’s us! We have commissioned new art and I must say it looks FANTASTIC! We’ll be announcing this on our Twitter and Facebook page WITH the new art on August 16th, join us then Fabio and SPREAD the word on this cool new vinyl product!

(THE COVER YOU ‘RE LOOKING UPSTAIRS WAS MADE BY MYSELF AS “FANMADE”)

original new cover

Little information about the LP has been release, but its scant Amazon listing hints at the existence of a blue variant, while SoundStage has a black version for pre-sale as well.Pre-order the blue vinyl here or the black version here ahead of its 29 September 2017 release, and listen to track ‘Christine Attack’ below.

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BEST VIDEO FROM MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL

HERE SOME OF BEST VIDEO FROM MY YOUTUBE CHANNEL, ENJOY

From an old Shell adv I just re-scored it using Il Padre Di Italia soundtrack composed by the fluent Italian Composer Giorgio Giampà

1997 I was in L.A., I filmed everything with my VHSC this is what I have to show briefly,LA is a big set everything turn easy,I loved bee there as tourist

This is was edited From Criterion Collection Thief using an alternate edition of Tangerine Dream’s Beach Scene

Aaron ‘s We Cut The Night is one of best album of 2016, Invisible Stain fit perfect for BLACKHAT e

Mise-en-scène is what I see in Michael Mann’s Films

Don’t ask what precisely THE KILLERS have to Share with ALI but I think that’s a great Video and a Great Song

FOR OTHERS THINGS CHECK https://www.youtube.com/user/glaekenFP

MY BEST OF STRANGER THINGS SEASON ONE VOLUME ONE

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For me One of best show of the last years so this is my BEST OF the Songs and Music from the STRANGER THINGS Soundtrack.Too easy for one like me comes from John Carpenter Alan Howarth and Tangerine Dream’s Era, Enjoy!

– WHITE RABBIT – Jefferson Airplane

STRANGER THINGS – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-KIDS – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-THIS ISN’T YOU – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-ELEGIA – New Order

-FRIENDSHIP – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-011 – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-A KISS – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-FIELDS OF CORAL – Vangelis

-HAWKINS – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-FRESH BLOOD – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-HALLUCINATION – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-AGENTS – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-WHERE IS WILL – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-THROUGH THE NET – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-SHE WIL KILL YOU– Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-RUN AWAY – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-JOYCE AND LONNIE – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-HORIZON – Tangerine Dream

-THEORETICALLY – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-EXIT – Tangerine Dream

-HAWKINS LAB – Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

-HEROES – Peter Gabriel

VOL 95 (2014) FROM ASC CLOSE UP – BEST PROFESSIONAL ADVICE RECAP

 

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From ASC CLOSE UP american-cinematographer-logo Vol 95(2014)

What’s The Best Professional Advice you’ve received?

MICHAEL BONVILLAIN, ASC

‘Never stand when you can sit, and never sit when you can  lie down.’

JAVIER AGUIRRESAROBE, ASC, AFC

I don’t remember ever receiving advice about my work from anyone except my gaffers, who advised me not to be so impatient.However, I once received  this general advice : ‘ A movie is like the Tour de France: It’s not necessary to win all the stages. It’s more important to resolve the worst situations,maintain the consistency, and then arrive in Paris as the winner’.

REXFORD METZ, ASC

‘Never say no!’

GEORGE MOORADIAN, ASC

At the bottom of a silver mine in Park City, Utah, 1 1/2 Miles underground Garland Wilde intoned, ‘Don’t be afraid of the Dark.’ You can take that advice anywhere.

JAMES A. CHRESSANTHIS, ASC

Vilmos Zsigmond told me, ‘Jim, it takes 10 years to become a cinematographer, so be patient and remember, nice guys finish first. And promise me that when you are a successful, you will help the next person.’

ALEX FUNKE, ASC

‘Never ask the crew to undo something  they already done!’ And, ‘Always finish the day leaving a shot ready to start right away the next morning.’

KRAMER MORGENTHAU, ASC

‘In this business, if you aren’t early, you are late.’

JONATHAN FREEMAN, ASC

‘Trust your instinct. Your first choice is usually the best.’

KEN KELSCH, ASC

John Cassavetes told us at NYU not to stop shooting.Just figure it out a way to do it.

JULIO G. MACAT, ASC

When you shoot, take chances, don’t play it safe; push the envelope into that scary and dangerous place; do not settle  for mediocre work. There is always  for improvment . Be original; do ordinary things in a extraordinary way. Don’t forget you are telling a story- so what does each shot say? Shoot images that you would enjoy watching.

To Be Continued… –つづく…

VOL 93 (2012) FROM ASC CLOSE UP – BEST PROFESSIONAL ADVICE RECAP

 

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From ASC CLOSE UP american-cinematographer-logo Vol 93(2012)

What’s The Best Professional Advice you’ve received?

RODRIGO PRIETO, ASC, AMC

On my first day on my first job as a PA, the production manager was late, and a grip said, ‘ it is disrespectful to be late on a shoot day.’ That made a big impression on me.

ROBERTO SCHAEFER, ASC, AIC

Listen to your gut instinct and believe in it. And Remember that the craft-service person on this job might be producer on the next.

JONATHAN TAYLOR, ASC

Stay calm, listen, observe and lead by example.

ALAR KIVILO, ASC, CSC

Don’t try to be someone you are not.

DARIUS KHONDJI , ASC, AFC

1)Learn how to listen; 2)Choose one strong idea per film; and 3 ) Really understand your motivations, why you do something and not something else, and the direction you take in your work.

SAM NICHOLSON, ASC

The film business is like a prizefight;it’s not how many times you get knocked down that counts, it’s how many times you get up and go again.

PETER LYONS COLLISTER, ASC

Treat everyone on a set as a human being . Learn everyone’s name, and don’t abuse any perceived power. I’ve witnessed such bad behavior by megalomaniacal  producers, directors, actors and , yes, cinematographers.Even in the stress of your 18 hour day, remember that PA has worked 23 hours already.

DAVID BOYD, ASC

Michael Chapman told me that if I didn’t want to shoot a project, I should just double my rate— That way I could be happy doing it. I’ve never tried it,but he made me laugh.

JOHN NEWBY, ASC

Know what you want to see in the shot before you plan logistics.

ROBERT PRIMES, ASC

After hearing complaints from an actor that I was putting too much light in his eyes, an executive producer called me into his office to remind me that I could be fired and he could be fired, but the actor could not be fired.It was a great lesson in political reality.

PETER DEMING, ASC

From George Folsey Sr. :’ Whenever you go in to production, eat a good breakfast and sit down whenever you can.’ Good Advice.

JERZY ZIELINSKI, ASC, PSC

Don’t let yourself become too obsessed with technology. Find a balance with your creativity.

To Be Continued… –つづく…