Thursday, June 6 2013
In a time when films ask so little of their audience, Shane Carruth's masterpiece is a breath of fresh air.
Wednesday, April 17 2013
Upstream Color emulates the experience of trauma, as the personal turns abject and absolute, shaping all the rest of the victim's world and time going forward.
Wednesday, May 4 2005
As Shane Carruth notes, the time travelers are like 'kids in a clubhouse,' poking around because it's fun and vaguely new, which leaves them unprepared for what comes.
Thursday, October 14 2004
Even in sparse, low-budgeted, minimalism, time travel brings problems of causality, embodiedness, and ethics.
Friday, November 15 2013
In a film so full of meaning, fascinating ideas and a unique use of image and sound, Sensenig’s performance becomes perhaps the film’s most haunting element.
Friday, April 19 2013
For all its impenetrable possibilities, the most obvious thing one can say about Upstream Color is that it is great.