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Nadav Lapid’s boldly unsubtle allegory unsettles the audience’s understandings almost as aggressively as he does the political binaries of his young expat protagonist made over in a supposedly cosmopolitan Europe, says Giovanni Marchini Camia.
Friday, February 15, 2019
Austrian nonfiction monumentalist Nikolaus Geyrhalter attends to seven hi-tech Western mining sites busy ravaging our planet, observes Giovanni Marchini Camia.
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Gustave Vinagre and Rodrigo Carneiro’s raw, ribald chronicle of the ebulliently gay Marcelo has wit and pathos to match its bare-faced cheek, writes Giovanni Marchini Camia.
Saturday, February 9, 2019
Carlos Reygadas lays bare masculine pathology with a typically bravura and extraordinarily unsparing dissection of love and marriage, casting himself and his spouse Natalia López at the heart of the piece, writes Giovanni Marchini Camia.
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Set in the analogue milieu of a digitally discombobulated Parisian media couple, Olivier Assayas’s latest pulse-of-the-times drama falls back to old-school 16mm and a lot of old-hat debates over the page versus the pixel, writes Giovanni Marchini Camia.
Monday, September 3, 2018
Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone play pointless power games in Yorgos Lanthimos’s baroque and profane regal romp that runs out of steam far too soon, writes Giovanni Marchini Camia.
Friday, August 31, 2018
A before-and-after-the-wipeout portrait of an alienated news cameraman who suddenly finds himself alone and thriving, Ulrich Köhler’s social critique is horrifying, hilarious and deeply humane, writes Giovanni Marchini Camia.
Thursday, May 24, 2018
Jia Zhangke explores the masculine codes of his previous work in this ravishing, self-referential film about a woman in love with a mobster, with an astonishing lead performance from Zhao Tao, writes Giovanni Marchini Camia.
Sunday, May 13, 2018
Wang Bing’s harrowing, eight-hour documentary explores a long suppressed, and utterly horrific, chapter of China’s history, writes Giovanni Marchini Camia.
Saturday, May 12, 2018
16mm vagabonds Ben Rivers and Ben Russell get dialectical with digital artist Peter Burr, a round-table gathering of cultural bluestockings and a green-screen leotard, notes Giovanni Marchini Camia.
Thursday, March 8, 2018
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