|For the Plasma (Bingham Bryant and Kyle Molzan, 2014)|
For Fandor, I interviewed the makers of For the Plasma. Among other things, we talk about technology, the relationship between filmmaking and cinephilia, and Keiichi Suzuki.
About a year ago, I wrote about Bryant and Molzan's film. You can find my post here.
Monday, July 25, 2016
|See! (Amy Taubin, 1975)|
For The Village Voice, I used a capsule on a handful of shorts programmed by Film-Makers Coop and Allied Productions to reflect on the role of the film critic. The shorts include:
|Chafed Elbows (Robert Downey Sr., 1966)|
For Fandor, I wrote about Downey Sr.'s early work in general and Chafed Elbows in particular. Among other things, I highlight how Downey creates humor with still photography.
The Lasting Effects of a Broken Home in a Follow-Up to a 1983 Documentary [On Martin Bell and Mary Ellen Mark]
|Streetwise (Martin Bell, 1984) as seen in Tiny: The Life of Erin Blackwell (Martin Bell, 2016)|
For Hyperallergic, I wrote about Martin Bell's devastating documentary, Streetwise, as well as his follow-up film, 32 years later, Tiny: The Life of Erin Blackwell.
|Schramm: Into the Mind of a Serial Killer (Jörg Buttgereit, 1993)|
For The Chiseler, I wrote about one of the best underground filmmakers, Jörg Buttgereit. He's known in certain circles for Nekromantik (1987) and Nekromantik 2 (1991). For my piece, however, I focus on two of his even lesser-discussed films, Der Todesking: The Death King (1990) and Schramm.