June 2023

Savage: Dashcam (2021)

June 28, 2023 // 0 Comments

Between Host and Dashcam, Rob Savage established himself as the poet of pandemic spatiality – one of the few directors who managed to capture the atmosphere of lockdown in [...]

Hausner: Club Zero (2023)

June 24, 2023 // 0 Comments

Jessica Hausner’s latest film is an eerie and excoriating satire of what might be described as the corporate New Age moment and its fixation on wellness, mindfulness and [...]

Scorsese: Raging Bull (1980)

June 13, 2023 // 0 Comments

Raging Bull may be the film where Martin Scorsese’s camera digs deepest beneath the skin of his characters, and most insinutates itself into their proprioceptive purview. [...]

Song: Past Lives (2023)

June 11, 2023 // 0 Comments

Past Lives, Celine Song’s debut film, starts with three figures at a bar – a Korean, a Korean-American and an American – as a couple of other people speculate on the [...]

Foley: Reckless (1984)

June 10, 2023 // 0 Comments

Few films capture the cloistered-connected dyad of 80s teendom like Reckless, the directorial debut of James Foley, the screenwriting debut of Chris Columbus and the acting [...]

De Sica: Shoeshine (1946)

June 7, 2023 // 0 Comments

One of the most plangent and revelatory works of neorealism, Shoeshine is one of Vittorio De Sica’s great tributes to the Italian children who were dispossessed and [...]