Micah Gottlieb spans from Lars Von Trier to Joseph Cornell in conversation with filmmaker Caveh Zahedi upon the release of Digging My Own Grave, a 6-disc box set of his work.
What can the Fast and Furious movies teach us about death? Eric Nelson reviews.
Ex Machina bends the tech-thriller genre into bizarre love triangles and A.I. Sabra Embury reviews.
Lara Mimosa Montes
Lara Mimosa Montes revisits Henri-Georges Clouzot’s 1964 film L’enfer and asks, “What can be gleaned from thirteen (unlucky) hours of exposed footage?”
Scott Esposito takes a close and critical look at Lars von Trier’s The Five Obstructions: “I’d rather have something to hang on to.”
Gabriel Blackwell’s essay takes a close and tangential look at the scene [INT: Elster’s Office (DAY)] from Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo.
Filmmaker Aaron Mirkin and author Lonely Christopher discuss their process of collaboration translating short story into short film.
Sara Finnerty on watching movies last year with her new baby, and the associated sadness/lonliness/bliss of the first few months of motherhood.
At his annual Oscar party Kevin Killian laments the lack of nominees of color while roasting the sure fire white winners playing numerous afflictions.
Jake Valento looks closely at Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice and finds a film that’s more than the sum of its shaggy-dog pot-smoked parts.