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Micro-Budget Indie 'For the Plasma' Always Courses With Something New
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 11:30 a.m. by Danny King
Not many movies can lay claim to having invented a subgenre, but Bingham Bryant and Kyle Molzan's 16mm curio For the Plasma comes closer than most. A lo-fi cabin-in-the-woods stock-market mini-thriller, Plasma proceeds from this del...
The Brothers of 'Men Go to Battle' Are Fighting Just to Make It Through the Day
Tuesday, July 5, 2016 at 10:45 a.m. by Alan Scherstuhl
Few of us live our lives in widescreen. The frames in which our days play out tend to be tight and personal, the vistas only occasional. We see what we need to, what's before us, what we actually inhabit. That truth has long been th...
Wang Bing's 'Til Madness Do Us Part Immerses Viewers in a Chinese Mental Hospital
Wednesday, June 8, 2016 at 8 a.m. by Michael Atkinson
You don't watch prolific doc-master Wang Bing's new film about a Chinese mental hospital so much as get imprisoned within it, pacing its dingy corridors and rooms like a zoo animal. At thirteen minutes shy of four hours, this observ...
Thom Andersen's 'The Thoughts That Once We Had' Is a Don't-Miss-It Cine-Essay Beguilement
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 8:30 a.m. by Sam Weisberg
Had Thom Andersen, the wry master of the latter-day essay film, chosen a fawning, talking-heads-style documentary format for his ode to Gilles Deleuze — the late, relatively obscure French philosopher and movie buff — the result cou...