Monday, 17 June 2013

Short Cuts 1 - Vertigo: The Greatest Film Ever Made?

On the 7th of June 2013, The Yeah Sessions guest curated Short Cuts 1 - five talks delivered by film buffs at the Sydney Film Festival Hub theatrette. 

Our third speaker was Dr Bruce Isaacs, talking about the recent Sight and Sound poll that saw Vertigo pushed into the top spot as the 'greatest film of all time'. Bruce discusses his love for the film, and explores the features of Vertigo he feels make it worthy of being called 'The greatest film of all time'. 

Click here to watch the video on youtube. 

Bruce Isaacs is a lecturer in Film Studies at the University of Sydney. He has published work on film history and theory, with a particular interest in film style and technology in the era of Hollywood. His most recent work, 'The Orientation of Future Cinema: Technology, Aesthetics, Spectacle' (Bloomsbury) was published in March 2013. He adores all things Hitchcock, but Vertigo has a very special place in his heart

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