With his quixotic adventure film Jauja, set in 19th-century Patagonia and starring Viggo Mortensen, Lisandro Alonso is the latest filmmaker to ditch the conventional wide-screen format in order to resurrect the squarer ‘Academy’ ratio of earlier times. He’s in good company…
Thursday 26 March 2015
Multiple-story portmanteau films rarely work, which is why the new black comedy anthology Wild Tales comes as such a delight. Demetrios Matheou bent the ear of the Argentine director, Damián Szifrón.
Wednesday 25 March 2015
As the festival’s advocacy of documentary unorthodoxy takes hold, must this audience-first jamboree learn to play the film business’s games, asks Charlie Lyne?
Friday 20 March 2015
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