All articles by Giovanni Marchini Camia

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Crimes of the Future: insurgent surgery with David Cronenberg’s plastic people

The cyber-flesh visionary renews his compulsions, keeping tongue in cheek as Viggo Mortensen and Léa Seydoux’s body cut-up artists embrace the new thrills of microplastic assimilation.

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Crimes of the Future: insurgent surgery with David Cronenberg’s plastic people
Festivals

Armageddon Time: James Gray reflects on his New York boyhood and loss of racial innocence

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Armageddon Time: James Gray reflects on his New York boyhood and loss of racial innocence
Festivals

France shows that all the world’s a stage for the media

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

France shows that all the world’s a stage for the media
Festivals

The Tsugua Diaries delights with a playful Portuguese puzzle

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

The Tsugua Diaries delights with a playful Portuguese puzzle
Festivals

Annette sings up a storm of love, lust and lamentation

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Annette sings up a storm of love, lust and lamentation
Reviews

Martin Eden plays with history to tell a ragù to riches story

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Martin Eden plays with history to tell a ragù to riches story
Reviews

Ghost Strata continues Ben Rivers’ cinematic archaeology

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Ghost Strata continues Ben Rivers’ cinematic archaeology
The best of 2020

Days: Tsai Ming-liang makes his peace with sexual release

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Days: Tsai Ming-liang makes his peace with sexual release
The best of 2020

Undine is Christian Petzold’s slippery love song to Berlin

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Undine is Christian Petzold’s slippery love song to Berlin
Reviews

The Whistlers review: Corneliu Porumboiu’s Canary Islands crime caper sings flat

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

The Whistlers review: Corneliu Porumboiu’s Canary Islands crime caper sings flat
Reviews

Zombi Child first look: a post-colonial boarding-school voodoo horror

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Zombi Child first look: a post-colonial boarding-school voodoo horror
News

What should have won the 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or?

By Isabel Stevens, Nick James and others

What should have won the 2019 Cannes Palme d’Or?
Reviews

Lux Æterna first look: Gaspar Noé builds a meta-movie bonfire

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Lux Æterna first look: Gaspar Noé builds a meta-movie bonfire
Reviews

Non-Fiction first look: Juliette Binoche and Guillaume Canet talk out publishing’s digital takeover

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Non-Fiction first look: Juliette Binoche and Guillaume Canet talk out publishing’s digital takeover
Reviews

The Favourite first look: Yorgos Lanthimos courts controversy but cops out

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

The Favourite first look: Yorgos Lanthimos courts controversy but cops out
Reviews

In My Room first look: Ulrich Köhler welcomes the apocalypse

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

In My Room first look: Ulrich Köhler welcomes the apocalypse
Reviews

Ash Is Purest White first look: Jia Zhangke’s magisterial mob critique

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Ash Is Purest White first look: Jia Zhangke’s magisterial mob critique
Reviews

Dead Souls first look: Wang Bing meets the survivors of Mao’s Anti-Rightist purge

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Dead Souls first look: Wang Bing meets the survivors of Mao’s Anti-Rightist purge
Reviews

The Rare Event review: metaphysical gymnastics with Bens Rivers and Russell

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

The Rare Event review: metaphysical gymnastics with Bens Rivers and Russell
Reviews

Transit first look: Europe’s past is now in Christian Petzold’s purgatorial palimpsest

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Transit first look: Europe’s past is now in Christian Petzold’s purgatorial palimpsest
Reviews

Infinite Football review: the new rules of the game

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Infinite Football review: the new rules of the game
Reviews

Claire’s Camera and The Day After review: two poles of the Hong Sangsoo affair

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Claire’s Camera and The Day After review: two poles of the Hong Sangsoo affair
Features

Perchance to dream: a long night with Apichatpong’s shorts

By Giovanni Marchini Camia

Perchance to dream: a long night with Apichatpong’s shorts