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Articles tagged film theory, andy warhol, alejandro gonzález iñárritu

Tuesday, May 8 2012

Classical, Lyrical, Circular, Interweaving: Breaking Form In Short Films

Once the calling card for young filmmakers, short films offer a chance to explore concepts of form and structure that Hollywood would not touch—at least not until it proved profitable.


Thursday, November 3 2011

Andy Warhol repeats himself in two D.C. exhibits


Thursday, March 3 2011

Digital Ghost: Director Apichatpong Weerasethakul Recalls Uncle Boonmee

Celebrated film director and visual artist "Thai Joe" talks to PopMatters about the cost of transmigration, hybridity and fantasy, as his Palm D'Or-winning Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives finally bows stateside after traveling the long and winding roads of the international film festival circuit.


Tuesday, January 4 2011

‘Alejandro González Iñárritu’ Provides an Excellent Analyses of the Filmmaker’s Style

Film scholars Celestino Deleyto and María del Mar Azcona take a close, compelling look at Amores perros, 21 Grams and Babel.


Thursday, December 9 2010

‘Lick Me’ Dishes Out Delicious Things About Cherry Vanilla

This is a guilt-free pleasure for Cherry Vanilla fans and those mesmerized by the myths surrounding the rock 'n' roll of the '70s.


Wednesday, October 6 2010

The Dreamland of Candy Darling


Monday, July 26 2010

Dean & Britta: 13 Most Beautiful: Songs For Andy Warhol’s Screen Tests

A lovingly handled soundtrack to Andy Warhol's short films of notables from the Factory crowd.


Sunday, October 18 2009

The Velvet Underground: An Illustrated History of a Walk on the Wild Side by Jim DeRogatis

Great visuals aside, this collection is hit-and-miss. Like any textual description of music that falls short of actually hearing it, the words can't keep up with the images.


Sunday, August 16 2009

Ferus by Roberta Bernstein & Kirk Varnedoe

Instead of the kind of comprehensive curatorial essay contextualizing and explaining the work it reproduces, this assumes a list of unadorned, unexplained names tells a story.


Thursday, November 6 2008

Keith Haring: Warhol, Jr.

The Universe of Keith Haring digs under the artist's pop veneer and goes all the way to the surface, finding some kind of meaning in simplicity.


Babel: Borders Within (Reviews) [30.Sep.07]
Babel: Lest We Be United (Reviews) [30.Sep.07]
September 11 (Reviews) [18.Sep.07]
YSL? Why not? (Columns) [14.Jun.07]
The Pay Off: The Best Film of 2006 (Features) [10.Jan.07]
Babel (2006) (Reviews) [27.Oct.06]
21 Grams (2003) (Reviews) [11.Dec.03]
Amores Perros (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
Amores Perros (2000) (Reviews) [1.Jan.95]
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