The BFI round off their Herzog season with this melancholic ditty, which proves to be as perfect an antidote and antithesis to Aguirre, the Wrath of God as it's possible to get.
With the third installment, Before Midnight, now in cinemas, it’s time to reflect on why Richard Linklater’s romantic trilogy is a living, breathing organism that deserves your attention.
In the sixties, feminists called for a change in Hollywood's representation of women. Did the liberal, politically-minded filmmakers of the New Hollywood movement answer the call?
Using Werner Herzog's Grizzly Man as a key text, I try to untangle the problems with anthropomorphic attitudes in nature documentaries.
A look into the unique imagery of the nuclear bomb, how the US government attempted to control that imagery during the Cold War and create an ideology, and how filmmakers rallied against that ideology with satirical films like Dr. Strangelove.