Mary Pickford — the most powerful woman in Hollywood who in the end wanted to burn her fame
When starting to research Mary Pickford, I’ve come across a lot of superlatives:
Oct 05, 2020 / Read More
Germaine Dulac vs. Luis Buñuel & Salvador Dali — The Origin of Surrealist Cinema
Un Chien Andalou (1929) by Buñuel & Dali is considered to be the first surrealist film and — if you check the wikipedia entry — was analy...
Aug 25, 2020 / Read More
Pearl White, Helen Holmes — Meet the Daredevil Serial Action Queens of the 1910s
Inspired by Michelle Muldoon’s interview about her western Last Stand to Nowhere, I decided to dig deeper into early female role models I...
Aug 22, 2020 / Read More
Rape in Film
I spent a lot of time researching the portrayal of rape in movies during the development and pre-production of my film ‘3 Lives’. I perso...
Jul 09, 2020 / Read More
Join me on my round-the-world cruise during the COVID19 lockdown
I’m planning to visit more than 50 countries. Virtually. Actually, I re-visit them in writing, and I hope you’ll join me on the journey. ...
Jun 30, 2020 / Read More
Lois Weber — Once the Highest Paid Director in all of Hollywood
You read that right, she wasn’t the highest paid female director, once she even outranked her male peers like D. W. Griffith and Cecil B....
Jun 27, 2020 / Read More
Greta Gerwig’s Ladybird vs. Rocky — Or: The Importance of the Female Perspective
Last night my partner and I were looking for a film to watch. I wanted to watch Greta Gerwig’s new film ‘Little Women’ after reading and ...
Jun 16, 2020 / Read More