Denis Côté
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Films for Fans of Visionary Directors
4 Aug 2014 // 8:30 PM

In film, "visionary" has become a marketing adjective, like "iconic". Here, on the matter of visionary directors, we separate the claret from the beaujolais, if you will.


Dennis Côté's 'Bestiaire' Prompts Reflection on the Conventions of Cinematic Narrative
3 Mar 2013 // 4:10 PM

Because most people are used to films that tell stories or make arguments, the natural response is to impose meaning on the images in Bestiaire, a response that reduces their immediateness and reality.

'Bestiaire': Animals Looking at People Looking at Animals
21 Feb 2013 // 11:55 PM

Bestiaire poses a series of questions, concerning people and animals, art and consumption, even documentary and la loi de la jungle.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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