Rediscover: Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors
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Rediscover: Shadows of Forgotten Ancestors

Sergei Parajanov’s use of and attention to light foreshadows Malick’s work or perhaps echoes that…

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Oeuvre: Lynch: Post-2006 Shorts
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Oeuvre: Lynch: Post-2006 Shorts

Lynch made a handful of short videos during this period that are more stylized than…

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Holy Hell! Underground Turns 20
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Holy Hell! Underground Turns 20

Slavoj Žižek suggests that Underground endorses ethnic cleansing in the guise of vibrant cinema.

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Revisit: The Limey
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Revisit: The Limey

The Limey distinguishes itself amongst a largely indistinguishable crop of like-minded films by dealing with…

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Oeuvre: Lynch: Inland Empire
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Oeuvre: Lynch: Inland Empire

While it would not be fair to treat Inland Empire as a sort of culmination…

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Holy Hell! 12 Monkeys Turns 20!
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Holy Hell! 12 Monkeys Turns 20!

As inaccessibly convoluted as 12 Monkeys appeared in 1995, its time-shifting twists and turns are…

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Rediscover: The River
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Rediscover: The River

Water, pain, sex, medicine, food, sleep, exhaustion, irritation, work, death. Nothing is out of place.

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Oeuvre: Lynch: Darkened Room
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Oeuvre: Lynch: Darkened Room

Darkened Room functions as a passage between what may be Lynch’s greatest film and what…

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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: Hearty Paws 2
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From the Vaults of Streaming Hell: Hearty Paws 2

If I told you about a Korean film whose visual inspirations include Wong Kar-Wai and…

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Rediscover: Sundays and Cybèle
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Rediscover: Sundays and Cybèle

In Serge Bourguignon’s 1962 film, Sundays and Cybèle, a 30-year-old shell-shocked soldier enters into a…

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