Sunday, April 17, 2016

Honoring an American Titan of 20th-Century Experimental Cinema [On Bruce Baillie]

Quick Billy (Bruce Baillie, 1970)
For Hyperallergic, I wrote about the journeys and innervisions in Bruce Baillie's cinema.

A Cinematic Journey Through the Louvre and a Dark Chapter in European History [On Alexander Sokurov's Francofonia]

Over at Hyperallergic, I review Francofonia (2015), which I prefer to Alexander Sokurov's Russian Ark (2002).

The Polish Crash? 11 Minutes

11 Minutes (2015) is Jerzy Skolimowski's nutty, brilliant version of a palindromic, network narrative. I grapple with it for BK Mag.

The New Midnight Movies Are Old Midnight Movies: Cosmotropia de Xam's Delirium (2015), at the Spectacle

For BK Mag, I link Cosmotropia de Xam to a line of recent "horror hauntologists" like Adam Wingard, Panos Cosmatos, Nicolas Winding Refn, and Peter Strickland.

Dream Baby Dream: Robert Altman's 3 Women (1977)

For Senses of Cinema, I wrote about Robert Altman's 3 Women in relation to doublings and dreams. 

Reports: 53rd New York Film Festival's Projections

In Afterimage Vol. 43, no. 4, you can find my coverage of Projections, the sidebar dedicated to avant-garde cinema, at the 53rd NYFF. 

Brooklyn Magazine Capsules (January-April 2016)

Messiah of Evil
Since January, I've been writing blurbs for BK Mag on repertory screenings going on in New York City. This post collects all of the short pieces I've written for them so far.

Panelstory (Vėra Chytilová, 1979)

Four of the Apocalypse (Lucio Fulci, 1975)

Demons (Lamberto Bava, 1985)

Messiah of Evil (Willard Huyck & Gloria Katz, 1973)

Coming Apart (Milton Moses Ginsberg, 1969)