A member of the legendary Cahiers quintet, Jacques Rivette was a critic before a filmmaker. Reading his early criticism, though, it’s clear he thought in images from the start, even in words, emphasizing closed complex circuits of mise-en-scene, the better to form meaning. However, he trains one ey
Born in London in 1963, Oakenfold began mixing at the age of 16.
In 1984, Oakenfold spent several months in New York City, where he fell in love with the dance club music (see 1984 in music). At that time, more than any other, New York was bursting with musical invention: hip-hop was the freshest
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
Alex Grey was born in Columbus, Ohio on November 29, 1953, the middle child of a middle-class couple. His father was a graphic designer and encouraged his son's drawing ability. Young Alex would collect insects and dead animals from the suburban neighborhood and bury them in the back yard. The themes