“Roland Klick is driven by the same manic fire that is recognisable in the dancing eyes of Herzog and Jodorowsky”. Meet him at CFF on the 25 September.
Hertzfeldt’s stories and animation style are simultaneously esoteric and full of mass appeal, writes Jon Toomey.
According to that other arch-provocateur, Werner Herzog, the films of Ulrich Seidl provide audiences ‘ein Blick in die Hoelle’ – a glimpse into hell.
Amanda Randall relates her experiences of running a community cinema, and why preserving the Arts Picturehouse this way could be impossible.
Ingrid Bergman and George Sanders are trapped in a lifeless marriage in Roberto Rossellini’s pre-New Wave classic, writes Gavin Midgley – a film all about death.
‘Everyone just pretend to be normal’. These words, yelled by Richard Hoover as his family veers from one disaster to another, are the essence of this 2006 road movie.
In STALKER Tarkovsky takes the notion of the journey and examines it, stretches it, makes it at once real and ethereal; reduced to its abstract components of space and time.
Released in 1970, Don Shebib’s first feature was the most influential English-Canadian film of its generation, and is still an impressive piece of realist cinema, writes Wyndham Wise.
Where we’re going, we don’t need roads. Do we? Anthony Davis introduces our latest run of themed features.
If BEFORE SUNRISE and BEFORE SUNSET are films about the beginnings of fire, BEFORE MIDNIGHT is about how to stoke a blaze, writes Ann Linden.