Jonathan Demme died this week. He’ll perhaps be best remembered as the director of Silence of the Lambs, the film for which he won an Academy Award for Best Director, but upon hearing the news I immediately thought of another film, 2008’s Rachel Getting Married. Both movies are masterpieces, pillars of Demme’s oeuvre—one well-known, one […]
That name again is Mr. Glass.
The actress’s body-obsessed work has created a fascinating film series investigating the relationship of body and mind
Recommendations, schedule permitting, for festival viewing.
Unborn baby demands mommy murder, at this year’s MSPIFF
The Truth Beneath South Korea, Lee Kyoung-mi In the late 1990s the Korean New Wave of cinema exploded onto the international film landscape with fierce violence and psychological intensity. If that new wave has ended, it is only because the nation is now established as one the world’s most exciting film industries. The latest export to […]
It opens with Magnificent Ambersons on May 15
How does a hyper-sexualized body function when separated from the mind it holds?
…and it is scary as hell.
Which is the very reason WHY Hollywood has a diversity problem.