Let me introduce myself! As Film Curator here on Art+Culture, my interests tend towards the exploration of our media-driven image-based society, and the ethics and responsibilities of being the audience, the viewer, the receiver of all these images. I’ve written a lot about what movies I will not
Claire Denis makes films with little dialogue but lots of plot, so to speak, telling stories that drift instead of drive, eager to elide narrative. This is not to say her films lack coherence. Rather, their elliptical structure refuses "easy" digestion or dismissal.
Born in Paris but raised in Afr
Tarkovsky's poetic films, interwoven with loose narrative threads and strikingly sublime images, demand a lot from the viewer, but return much more. In his signature piece "Andrei Rublev" (1969), a three-hour exposition on the fifteenth-century painter, Tarkovsky takes the viewer through series of sc