Why is David Lynch’s Blue Velvet considered a classic, while Jonathan Demme’s strangely parallel Something Wild is not? Scott Creney provide a close critical evaluation of two of 1986’s strangest films.
Tanner Tafelski looks at some of the mood at work in John Magary’s latest film, the comic-drama, The Mend.
Tanner Tafelski takes a look back at the three most recent films by Sean Baker, recently including Tangerine, a feature film shot via the iPhone5.
The latest film from Francesco Munzi appropriates mob culture, not through violence, but through moral strategy. Eric Nelson reviews.
A look back at the stark, disorienting effect of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s first full feature film, the seminal Fando y Lis.
How can any artist escape the representative nature of an image without simultaneously utilizing images or representations? Paul Cunningham considers the question via a deep look at cocaine, Andy Warhol, and Marilyn Monroe in the work of Brazilian artist Hélio Oiticica.
The conclusion of our Mad Max retrospective, with a deep gaze into its latest addition, Fury Road, with Sasha Fletcher.
The conclusion of our look back at the original Mad Max saga: Beyond Thunderdome, with Sasha Fletcher.
The second installment in our look back at the original Mad Max trilogy, moving now to Road Warrior, with Sasha Fletcher.
In the glow of Fury Road, we take a look back at the original Mad Max trilogy, close up to the screen with Sasha Fletcher.