Catch a free, online screening of King Hu’s classic wuxia film, Raining in the Mountain, via the University of Wisconsin Cinematheque! Then listen to a conversation about the film with film critic David Bordwell on their new Cinematalk podcast available here. “In a Ming Dynasty monastery, competing bands […]
Ticklish Business podcast talks with film historian Fritzi Kramer, aka @MoviesSilently on Twitter, about silent film!
Watch Taiwanese b-movies for free until December 15! “Co-organized by the Taiwan Film and Audiovisual Institute (TFAI) and Taiwan Cinema Toolkit, ‘Taiwan B-Movies’ showcases five representative films from the period, as well as the 2005 documentary TAIWAN BLACK MOVIES, which went a long way towards re-focusing attention on […]
Sadie Hartmann recommends some weird Westerns for your reading pleasure! “If you cut your teeth on Stephen King’s The Dark Tower Series and you want more of that good, good, cosmic, weird, horrific, fucked up, Western life, I have some recommendations for you. Some of these I have […]
Helen Shaw considers Celine Song’s staging of Chekov’s The Seagull in Sims 4. “I kept trying to work out why the show, which was often extremely goofy, succeeded so much at enveloping me, in a way that other interactive and virtually ‘immersive’ shows have not. I think Song’s […]
Karama Horne interviews Al Ewing at SyFy Wire. “Writer Al Ewing (Ultimates, Immortal Hulk, Guardians of the Galaxy) has been quietly pushing the boundaries of familiar characters in comics over the past few years. His body-horror take on Immortal Hulk was terrifying and transformative. His runs on both Guardians […]