Friday, 29 July 2011

filmtalker has moved

filmtalker has moved address and changed its title to pause»rewind»play. The old blog will remain online for a while but will no longer be updated. Find the new blog here:

Wednesday, 15 December 2010

Film Moments

An interesting new book from BFI/Palgrave focusing on key moments in film:

edited by Tom Brown and James Walters

Tuesday, 7 December 2010

New blog on fashion and film

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I've set up a new blog exploring the fascinating relationship between fashion and film:

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

Sofia Coppola article now online

Sofia Coppola's Marie Antoinette

Pam Cook, 'Portrait of a Lady: Sofia Coppola', Sight and Sound 16 (11), November 2006, pp. 36-40.

This article is available as a PDF. To download, click here.

(with thanks to the British Film Institute)

Update on Cooks Source 'plagiarism' debacle

A useful discussion posted on Plagiarism Today on 8 November 2010 clarifies the issues at stake in the Cooks Source incident, including the differences between plagiarism and copyright violation:

Sunday, 7 November 2010

Hollywood Reporter actress roundtable

On 3 November 2010, the new Hollywood Reporter featured an hour-long roundtable discussion between Oscar-hopefuls Nicole Kidman, Annette Bening, Hilary Swank, Amy Adams, Natalie Portman and Helena Bonham Carter

Friday, 5 November 2010

Plagiarism, Cooks Source and the power of the Internet

Following the Internet storm that followed the publication of an article in Cooks Source magazine without permission, and the assertion by the magazine's editor that the Internet is 'public domain', here is a detailed, informative and perceptive analysis of what happened from Kathy E. Gill's Storify blog (with thanks to Cookierubyshoes):