5 days ago | Film and TV
A fresh Taiwanese upstart who always serves as his own rather remarkable cinematographer, Chung Mong-hong makes movies in a vat boiling with equal parts melancholy lyricism and head-shaking genre turnabouts. He has a completely original sensibilit...
The Best in Home Video: Resnais’s ‘Je T’Aime Je T’Aime,’ Rediscovered Again, and the Glories of Bill Morrison18 days ago | Film and TV
An ultra-modern missing chapter in the story of how the New Wave reinvented movies, Alain Resnais's Je T'Aime Je T'Aime (1968) has been remade scores of times without credit, from Kurt Vonnegut's novel Slaughterhouse-Five (1969) to Michel Gondry a...
Like a sleeping giant we've only heard rumors about or a Tristero conspiracy haunting our peripheral vision, Jacques Rivette's New Wave Gargantua Out 1 (1971) has loomed out of sight for over forty years. At over 12.5 hours long, filthy...
26 days ago | Film and TV
Like a sleeping giant we've only heard rumors about or a Tristero conspiracy haunting our peripheral vision, Jacques Rivette's New Wave Gargantua Out 1 (1971) has loomed out of sight for over forty years. Over 12.5 hours long, filthy with frittere...
One of our lowest-profile indie-film treasures, director Michael Almereyda never makes the same movie twice, toggling from Pixelvision experiment (1992's Another Girl, Another Planet) to downtown-hipster-horror (1994's Nadja) to...
Turn It Off! Turn It Off! Almereyda’s ‘Experimenter’ Makes Urgent Art Out of Milgram’s Notorious Study2 months ago | Film and TV
Completing a trifecta of recent cinema (after Masters of Sex and The Stanford Prison Experiment) suddenly fascinated with the social-science lab experiments of the Eisenhower-Nixon era, Experimenter is as cool as a grad student clamping electrodes...