Almost forty years after the fact, a film’s animator answers a few lingering questions.
KOMEDA: A SOUNDTRACK FOR A LIFE sheds light on the neglected jazz talent who scored ROSEMARY’S BABY and much more.
To understand how he might have been given carte blanche as a first-time director, you’d need to grasp the cultural juggernaut Ivan Mosjoukine had become.
Vulgar auteurism and the action spectacle, revisited.
Romance, evolving: Jean Vigo’s L’ATALANTE and Roberto Rossellini’s JOURNEY TO ITALY.
When he passed away from heart failure in 2009, cinema lost a willfully marginal, prankish and distinctive personality.
With its tender righteousness clearer than ever today, FAR FROM VIETNAM remains, finally, a fact of history itself.
On the traumatic experience: discovery and realization, grief and guilt.
From metaphoric THE WHITE MEADOWS to confrontational MANUSCRIPTS DON’T BURN: ‘1984 by way of THE GODFATHER as reimagined by Kafka.’
A FIXshorts exclusive: David Schendel, from scissors and tape to the wireless lavalier.