Best of the Decade: Film

We asked our contributing writers (as well as a couple of future contributors) to offer up lists of films from the last decade which impacted them in a significant way. While we are presenting these as our ‘best of’ lists, the idea was primarily to show several lists covering a variety of moving image works from the multiplex to the avant-garde, some well-loved, others perhaps under-seen. Continue reading Best of the Decade: Film

7 Great Experimental Short Films on Vimeo

by +MLP+ We’re all looking for something great to watch. Moving images which will actually move and challenge us: to be better viewers and better people. In the contemporary streaming hellscape, there is an overabundance of ‘stuff to watch’ and a dire lack of meaningful & engaging work. So to celebrate the launch of yet another tiresome streaming service, I wanted to focus some great … Continue reading 7 Great Experimental Short Films on Vimeo

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KVIFF 2019: Stargazing – On Jonás Trueba’s ‘The August Virgin’

Jonás Trueba’s ‘The August Virgin’ won the FIPRESCI Prize at the 54th edition of Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Dutch critic Hugo Emmerzael, who was part of the jury that bestowed the award, offers his thoughts on this invigorating and luminating slice-of-life set in Madrid. Continue reading KVIFF 2019: Stargazing – On Jonás Trueba’s ‘The August Virgin’

“Books on the Internet” – An Interview with Mariano Llinás

“Well, to tell you the truth, I have never started a project or a picture from a story. It has never been the way I think of the pictures. I’ve always had a subject, or more like an image, or a procedure, but never a story, the story is always the last thing that comes [to me].” Continue reading “Books on the Internet” – An Interview with Mariano Llinás

An Interview with Frank Beauvais

by Tijana Perovic, edited by Maximilien Luc Proctor Berlinale 2019 would have been a huge success for me as a viewer, had it only screened Ne croyez surtout pas que je hurle (Just Don’t Think I’ll Scream). Leaving the screening felt revolutionary. This heart-breaking, visceral, intro to and retrospective of madness had consumed every soul in the theater – or at least surprised us into … Continue reading An Interview with Frank Beauvais