VMP Film & Book Club Archive

book-Movie--
  I believe in two things. The power of reading, and the catharsis of writing. In my life thus far, these two universal truths have served to be invaluable beyond belief. And, while I do consider myself a decent...
lav diaz
Dostoevsky has never been far from Filipino filmmaker Lav Diaz’s mind. Crime and Punishment figures prominently in Diaz’s debut feature, The Criminal of Barrio Concepcion (98), with the quietly impressive Raymond Bagatsing playing a version of Raskolnikov as a kidnapper...
The_Snow_Queen_by_Elena_Ringo
“When we get to the end of the story, you will know more than you do now…” ―Hans Christian Andersen, “The Snow Queen” Fun Facts: One of Andersen’s longest (split into seven sections) and most highly praised children’s stories....
un-coeur-en-hiver
VM Productions is ringing in the holiday and winter season by revisiting Claude Sautet’s Un Coeur En Hiver (A Heart in Winter) (1992). The French film, which competed in the 49th Venice International Film Festival, features excellent performances all...
Christophe - featured-vlog#2-1
Vlogging is no easy task; I certainly could never do it. To succeed requires a rare and complex mix of talents, skills, and personality that few people truly possess. Over the course of working at VM Productions I’ve met...
the magus
“If you forget everything else about me, please remember this. I walked down that street and I never looked back and I love you. I love you. I love you so much that I shall hate you for ever...
Antonioni's 1966 Blow Up
This year at VM Productions we bid our final farewell to the wonderfully spooky Halloween season and celebrate “#Noirvember” (a celebration of Film Noir, throughout November) with Michelangelo Antonioni’s Blow­ Up (1966), a work that combines traditional Film noir...