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Nicolas Roeg

Features

Thursday, August 25 2011

The 100 Essential Directors Part 8: Jean Renoir to Douglas Sirk

From Jean Renior through Douglas Sirk, there may be some choices that raise an eyebrow. While each of the directors we look at today might not be on every cinephile's list of great directors, they absolutely merit inclusion for their distinct visions and dedication to their craft, some despite their questionable personal lives and politics.


Reviews

Sunday, February 26 2012

'Track 29' Has Some Mommy Issues

A surreal take on small town boredom, family, marriage, reality, sanity, and model trains, Track 29 is a strange, occasionally hilarious, psychological exploration of bizarre fetishism and the deep scars left by trauma.


Friday, July 1 2011

'Insignificance': When Marilyn Monroe Met Albert Einstein

Nicolas Roeg explores fear of nuclear war, perception and fame using Marilyn Monroe and Albert Einstein lookalikes with haunting results.


Sunday, June 26 2011

The Man Who Fell to Earth (35th Anniversary Re-Issue)

Featuring strong imagery, The Man Who Fell to Earth ultimately rewards the audience for slogging through long patches of disjointed narrative.


Thursday, June 3 2010

'Walkabout' Is the Rarest of Films That Will Change Your Life Again Every Time You Return to It

Like any memorable work of art, Walkabout manages to convey certain elusive insights that, upon reflection, are so obvious they seem revelatory.


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