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Dirking About … The Great Unread

The long Summer nights are playing havoc with my viewing schedule. There are fences to fix. Beer to drink. My ‘To Watch’ pile is about to topple over and drown […]

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DOM: The Searchers (Ford, US, 1956)

I first came across this film at Christmas 1991 on BBC-2, thanks again to Danny Peary’s Cult Movies.  It was a box office favourite during the 50s, but the critics […]

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Dirk’s Five: It’s a long shot …

When I took to Twitter for suggestions of the greatest Tracking Shots for Dirk’s Film School STUDENT NOTEBOOK, I was struck that when it comes to a good tracking shot […]

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