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Lori Felker’s Fascinations

March 30, 2015
DISCONTINUITY

A FIXshorts exclusive: ‘Every time I’m at the eye doctor I think about how cool it would be to be on the other side of the machine.’

Noir Misbehaves When Away from Home

March 28, 2015
TOKYO DRIFTER

In Europe, and in Asia, noir took new turns in the hands of Rainer Warner Fassbinder and Seijun Suzuki, who created surreal cinematic funhouses that continue to dazzle and surprise.

Afternoons with Dad: 52 TUESDAYS

March 27, 2015
52 TUESDAYS

Sophie Hyde has created a film that recognizes, right down to its very bones, that gender transition is both a gradual and a monumental process.

Luchino Visconti’s Activist Cinema

March 25, 2015
BELLISIMA

The early cinema of Visconti reveals the bold brilliance of this odd man out—a wealthy Marxist and upper-class aesthete nestled within the group of partisan rebels who defined the Italian neorealist movement.

Touches of Evil

March 24, 2015
I MARRIED A WITCH

The strange pleasures of I MARRIED A WITCH and THE DEVIL AND DANIEL WEBSTER.

Are Matt Cimber’s Burning Embers Still Hot?

March 23, 2015 | 2 Comments
HUNDRA

What could possibly connect the dots between early seventies softcore sexploitation, mid-seventies blaxploitation and late-seventies giallo horror?

The Next Battlefield: GANGS OF WASSEYPUR, Part Two

March 21, 2015
GANGS WASSEYPUR

The groundbreaking epic’s second section appreciates—and explodes—Bollywood cinema itself.

Once Upon a Time in Bihar: GANGS OF WASSEYPUR, Part One

March 20, 2015
GANGS WASSEYPUR

Come for the revenge, stay for the tangents. GANGS OF WASSEYPUR mixes Sergio Leone, Tarantino touches into volatile epic.

A Group Portrait of the 16th Century

March 19, 2015
JUBILEE

Taking a cinematic travelogue through a century’s broad social realignments.

New Day Rising: New Directors/New Films

March 18, 2015
FORT BUCHANAN

With a 2015 lineup as strong as any they’ve assembled in recent memory.

Abrasive, Grating, Rewarding: That’s ENTERTAINMENT?

March 16, 2015

Comedy, deconstructed: Rick Alverson’s ENTERTAINMENT, now at SXSW, follows THE COMEDY in breaking down the laugh track.

Rene Clair’s Hat Trick

March 15, 2015
ITALIAN STRAW HAT

THE ITALIAN STRAW HAT and many more films by Rene Clair prove the filmmaker could find humor in any situation.