Monday, January 21 2013
When you think outside the box, it's amazing how novel and inventive your thoughts become. Same applies in film. These examples of beyond the mainstream moviemaking shine as creative and experimental entertainments.
Thursday, May 3 2012
In a period when cinema accelerated editing and prioritised visual effects that oversimplifed the narrative, Tarr downplayed story-development in favour of formal abstraction, which forced the audience to respond to and reflect upon the material on screen, rather than simply consume it.
Tuesday, March 20 2012
In Béla Tarr's "last" work, the characters' silence speaks to this gorgeously black-and-white film's focus on hardship and brutality, survival and exhaustion.
Monday, March 19 2012
A visually stunning exploration of fatalism, morality, and temptation, The Man from London is as good a place as any to begin exploring the work of one of cinema's most unique and masterful auteurs
Thursday, August 7 2008
Béla Tarr’s symphony to the possibilities of cinema, his answer to a cold, unfeeling cosmos by transforming the wretchedness of existence into a vision of wonder and beauty.