At Film Freak Central, Walter Chaw writes a beautiful piece about Annihilation (2018), depression and suicide. (And Tarkovsky’s Stalker and Virginia Woolf’s The Waves and To The Lighthouse).
A thorough and well-illustrated look at Soviet science fiction, from the 1920s through the 1980s. (via SF Signal)
Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott defend the slow and the boring film, giving as examples, Andrei Tarkovsky’s Solaris and Apichatpong Weerasethakul’s Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives. Dargis sees them giving space for thought. Scott sees “protests against the deep…[as] mask[ing] another agenda, which is a […]