Notebook Addict of the Week: Joshua

This week’s addict is Joshua Blevins Peck, a librarian, writer, musician and photographer who has amassed quite a collection of notebooks all devoted to one topic– recording all the movies he watches, over 4000 of them so far! I’d say he’s a movie addict as well as a notebook addict. Here’s what Joshua has to […]

Ingmar Bergman’s Notebook

Found this via a great tip from commenter Johan– Ingmar Bergman’s notebook kept during the filming of Persona in 1965:   Source: Archival object of the day | Ingmar Bergman

Star Wars Chewbacca Notebook

Ok, Moleskine makes Star Wars notebooks too, but this one goes a step further! Buy at: PYRAMID – Chewbacca furry a5 notebook | Selfridges.com

Ed Wood’s Notebooks

Remember that cinematic masterpiece Plan 9 From Outer Space? The director Ed Wood’s notebooks are being auctioned, along with other papers and personal items and the suitcases and trunks they were stored in. Act fast, bidding is only open through March 18, 2015! Read more at Ed Wood Personal Items Hit the Auction Block | […]

Guillermo Del Toro’s Notebooks

Here’s a pretty amazing imagination at work in the pages of a notebook: For more, check out the book: Guillermo del Toro Cabinet of Curiosities: My Notebooks, Collections, and Other Obsessions Via Scans From Guillermo Del Toro’s Notebook | The Mary Sue.

Tintin’s Notebook

A while back, I posted about some notebooks that appear in the Tintin books. I also just caught a glimpse of one during the first few minutes of the Tintin movie! I haven’t watched the whole thing yet, and I’m hoping more notebooks will make an appearance. This one looks like a Moleskine reporter notebook. […]

Notebook Addict of the Week: John Hughes

Just in case you haven’t seen it elsewhere, I had to post this photo from an article in Vanity Fair, displaying the notebook collection of the late John Hughes, the creator of all those memorable 1980’s teen films such as Pretty in Pink. I first came across it at Pocket Blonde, and two readers also […]

Notebooks in Synechdoche, New York

I watched this movie the other night and was incredibly disappointed. I loved Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and thought Charlie Kaufman could do no wrong, but this movie was just a boring, overwrought, trying-too-hard downer as far as I was concerned. But there were a couple of scenes where […]

French Filmmakers on Notebooks

“I like to have my notebooks with all the crossings out.” This quote was from an article about the French writer-actors Agnès Jaoui and Jean-Pierre Bacri. I’ve seen a couple of their films, and recommend them: The Taste of Others and Look at Me. Here’s how they work: Though Jaoui directs their films, the process […]