The doomed, the defeated and other antiwar heroes.
Notes on a century of sin, seduction and censorship.
On doorknobs, doorways, thresholds and epiphanies: Mauritz Stiller’s EROTIKON.
A little ditty about defiance and futility.
Traveling back to the heydays of 1960s softcore and 1970s hardcore ‘sinema’ with Radley Metzger’s singular sex-film creations.
A programmer’s notes on the bounty of new Latin American cinema.
On THE PURGE, its predecessors and much, much more. (Yes, you can read plenty into the ever-more-nihilistic depiction of tomorrow in popular entertainment.)
PLANET OF APES and apocalyptic visions: are American blockbusters now catering to your sense of nihilism, or vice versa?
On risking it all for art, then and (not so much) now.
Documentaries stand or fall on the charisma of their human subjects—and Herzog has an almost unfailing radar for intriguing, unique and charismatic people to follow and film.