Writing in 1926, Virginia Woolf expressed a certain suspicion that, if anywhere, “the past could be unrolled, distances annihilated [...] in the chaos of the
In the unusual opening credits for Alfred Hitchcock’s The Trouble with Harry (1955), the camera tracks from left to right over primitive, cartoon-like drawings depicting
Well-reviewed in its time, Steven Soderbergh’s 2002 film Solaris placed a paltry 124th on the US box office for the year and its total gross
Jorge Lorenzo Flores Garza’s On the Road by Jack Kerouac had its Australian premiere in July this year at the Walker Street Gallery in Melbourne.
In The Poetics of Space, Gaston Bachelard describes enclosed light viewed from a distance as an image of refuge for those who have been travelling.
Tightly knit and momentarily coherent within its own perimeter, the Lower East Side nevertheless represented an experiment in collective rootlessness, a brief transcendence over nationhood
Surreal, sickening and profoundly disturbing – The Act of Killing (2012) may not be easy to watch, but it has turned the documentary form on its
At the end of Orson Welles’ Touch of Evil (1958), Marlene Dietrich’s Tana wearily intones an epitaph for Orson Welles’ Hank Quinlan, a bloated, corrupt
Unless you’ve worked inside the machine, it’s impossible to be aware of, let alone understand, the politics of the modern film festival. But it’s impossible
Post-Soviet Bloc Partying West of the East and East of the West, Into and Out of the Past: The 48th Karlovy Vary and the 4th Odessa International Film Festival
Mine was at least a twofold purpose for flying half way around the world to the far west late this June just passed. Long had