Inferno Towering The, Lingo of the Lost, Empire of Evil, The Death of the Gorilla, Señora con flores, Between Gold, Gazette, Sack Barrow, The Unstable Object, Studies for the Decay of the West, Jhana and the Rats of James Olds or 31 days/31 videos
Like Claire Denis’s recent White Material, Ulrich Köhler’s Sleeping Sickness, which earned a Silver Bear for directing at the 2011 Berlin Film Festival, is something of a postcolonial Heart of Darkness, a complex and at times allegorical portrait of Europeans living in Africa.
I prefer to think that Hughes knew exactly what he was doing when he made Curly Sue, his parting letter to an industry that both nurtured and exploited him. Beneath the film’s thick layer of sentimental goo lies a deeper cynicism about the nature of wealth and happiness in an otherwise uncaring world.
In 1944, toward the end of his life, D. W. Griffith lamented, “What’s missing from the movies nowadays is the beauty of the moving wind in the trees.” By then, the sound film had eclipsed the cinema the director had shaped in the early decades of the twentieth century.
New Year Sun, The Agonal Phase, Drifter, Recámara, Hearts Are Trump Again, White Lite, Meatdaze, razor’s edge, Corneille-Brecht ou “Rome, l’unique object de mon ressentiment!”, Dissonant, Shadow Cuts, A Thousand Julys, In the Absence of Light, Darkness Prevails, Rite of Spring