The Devil’s Toy

For it was like a plague which spread from city to city, an epidemic from which none were secure, a dread disease which needed only pavement to multiply and proliferate … The Devil’s Toy (1966) [MP4] Discovered this little cinema verite gem via a conversation with a neighbour that makes skateboards.  Directed by Claude Jutra,…

The Moth

Storytelling rests on ‘ands’.  It’s a series of connectives and all of the contentious parts kinda have to exist as subtext – you’re simply narrating something.  The audience is enlisted in the narration and the disagreements exist at a deeper level. There is a kind of intimacy, an old fashioned campfire, front-porch intimacy, that comes…