Articles by Kevin B. Lee
HOOP DREAMS captures the yearning, struggle, bitter disappointment and hard-earned wisdom of growing up.
An ode to Ornette Coleman and the freewheeling, intuitive Shirley Clarke feature that captured his spirit.
Stylized moments in a majestic film, LAURENCE ANYWAYS.
Rick Alverson’s first film, THE BUILDER, hints at the unstable genius behind ENTERTAINMENT.
The Middletown Project’s SECOND TIME AROUND raises questions about the role of ‘direction’ in documentary.
Eight characters and one awkward dinner conversation takes great directorial chops.
SANTA SANGRE deals with childhood traumas that would make the Brothers Grimm blush.
Zhao delivers a new vision of China to a broad American audience.
Or: why Rohmer’s films get only better with repeat viewings, like playing back the memory of a strange encounter, wondering how it might have gone differently.
Breaking the form into types: poetic and argumentative.
How video essays teach principles of filmmaking more effectively than the textbooks.
Remixing media to gain new perspectives.