Sleep Has Her House (2017) Review ― A Transcendental Journey Through Light and Shadow

Roger Ebert once wrote that Tarkovsky’s films were “more like environments than entertainments”. He observed that the Russian filmmaker “uses length and depth to slow us down, to edge us out of the velocity of our lives, to enter a zone of reverie and meditation”. The same can be said Continue Reading

Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) Review ― A Visceral Study of the Female Quotidian

Chantal Akerman’s magnum opus Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels is a deeply-involving, intimate portrait of 3 days in the life of a woman, Jeanne Dielman. Shot entirely with static camerawork, with unhurried editing, the film takes an intent look into the mundane ritualistic nature of daily life, as Continue Reading

Archiving the Subconscious — An Interview with Jay Rosenblatt

The name Jay Rosenblatt hardly needs any introduction for those who take a keen interest in the world of short and experimental filmmaking. This San Francisco-based found footage filmmaker has been capturing the imagination of his viewers through his hypnotic and thought-provoking collection of films that have won numerous awards Continue Reading