Vertigo Effect

A Visual Film Essay


Gloria Swanson in a portrait for Sunset Boulevard,1950. (Scanned from LIFE Goes to the Movies, 1975.)

Quick announcement: Good news! I just acquired a scanner and will now be able to share edits of images from my extensive collection of movie books. I’ll still be posting GIFs, of course, but I thought this would make for a nice change of pace every so often.

Marcello Mastroiani, Federico Fellini, Pier Paolo Pasolini & Anouk Aimée on the set of La dolce vita (Fellini, 1959)

(Source: fantomas-en-cavale)


Lars von Trier, Nymphomaniac (Vol. II), 2013
Ingmar Bergman, The Virgin Spring, 1960
Andrei Tarkovsky, The Sacrifice, 1986

(via salesonfilm)

PAPER MAGAZINE: What was it that made you succeed when many other pioneers did not?


(Source: papermagazine, via salesonfilm)

Mi vecino Guillermo Del Totoro


In the Expedit aisle no one can hear you scream. Another in my “Ikea Instructions” series.

Bates Motel


godard filming ‘weekend’ + disaster girl

Fixed. theme by Andrew McCarthy