Film Critic / Researcher
|A Moment of Innocence
|Do the Right Thing
|Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles
|Fear Eats the Soul
|Rainer Werner Fassbinder
|Carl Th. Dreyer
Up is down!
A film to watch in mixed company.
A film of pure poetry, made to implicitly defend an act of mass murder. The medium's contradictions in a nutshell.
I can't help but wonder what a list like this will look like in, say, 20 years. Will it be weighted towards television? Superheroes? VR experiences? When I was in school, we thought that reshaping the canon would be the work of scholars, critics, and programmers. In the final analysis, it was the Internet that killed the beast.