Mood Indigo (L’écume des jours, 2013)

Michel Gondry has had a very odd, uncategorizable career. He’s perhaps best known for his hand-crafted lo-fi design sense that feeds into or grows out of a playful, surrealist perspective on the world, although he’s also capable of more straightforward … Continue reading

Saturday Matinee: A Chinese Tall Story (Qing dian da sheng, 2005)

Jeff Lau is an interesting character in the Hong Kong film industry who is perhaps best known outside of Hong Kong for his collaborations with Wong Kar Wai and Stephen Chow. His writing credits are all over the place and … Continue reading

Another green world: The Romance of Astrea and Celadon (2007)

I’ve recently been reading the ancient Greek pastoral romance, Daphnis and Chloe, which got me to thinking about the other work of pastoral romance I’ve encountered: The Romance  of Astrea and Celadon, which was the final film by the French director … Continue reading

Final Cut: Ladies and Gentlemen (2012)

Exclusive Event! Nine shows only! Returning for a limited encore, this one-of-a-kind cinematic experience features the greatest movies of all time–over 450 international films–spliced together into a visionary montage that tells a single unified story of a man and a woman. … Continue reading