The BBC has a program on Phil Tippett on filmmaking and stop-motion animation. Listen here!
At Film Comment, Shonni Enelow writes about a new style of acting in American film. “But something else is brewing. [Jennifer] Lawrence’s characters in Winter’s Bone and The Hunger Games don’t arrive at emotional release or revelation; rather than fight to express themselves, her characters fight not to. […]
At Uproxx, Mike Ryan writes about contemporary movies and their multiple or stretched out endings. “I reached out to a few prominent screenwriters/filmmakers to ask them if I was off base. These are people you have most likely heard of who have made movies you have most likely […]
At Chicago Magazine, Jake Malooley writes about the origins of Candyman (1992) in a piece about a murder in Chicago’s Grace Abbott Homes. “To get at the real horror behind Candyman, I knew I had to talk to Steve Bogira. Now 66, the veteran journalist covered race and […]
At Vulture, Angelica Jade Bastíen writes about Nia DaCosta’s Candyman (2021). Even if you disagree with her analysis, it’s worth reading and pondering. “Candyman is the most disappointing film of the year so far, limning not only the artistic failures of the individuals who ushered it to life, […]
At Movies Silently, Fritzi writes about the 1911 film Custer’s Last Fight, presented by the Quality Amusement Corporation on the 35th anniversary of his death. “There are few former heroes who have fallen in the public regard as far and as fast as Custer. Thanks to the enthusiastic […]