Review of Maddin's latest film within the broader context of recent Canadian cinema and its reception in the United States.
Along with Totaro's essay, this forms an in-depth introduction to the films of Guy Maddin.
An analytical peek into the twisted world of Guy Maddin.
An in-depth analysis of the representation of men and race across several varied recent films.
A study of two recent art house films (Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter ... and Father and Son) which feature male relationships at their emotional center.
An in-depth analysis at the social and ideological parameters offered by Lars von Trier's fascinating piece of Brechtian cinema.
I recently traveled to Australia, Japan, England, the Galapagos, and France without leaving New York—through modern magic, film...
A Mäori proverb says you spend your life walking backwards because you can see the past but not the future—that’s why we trip.
A shot by shot, scene by scene breakdown of Pickpocket.
A demonstration of the critical value of statistical analysis.
Bresson's inimitable filmmaking style has its echo in his writing style.
A two-part assessment of the critical discourse surrounding one of cinema's hallowed names, Bresson. Burnett concentrates much of his discussion on the unfortunately polarized views that are continually circulated concerning Bresson's cinematic-philosophical position as “Transcenendalist” or “Materialist”.
Part two of Burnett's critical assessment of the Bressonian theoretical discourse.
Bresson may have been a cinematic iconoclast, but he remains a pivotal figure to the spirit that gave rise to the New Wave.
An in-depth review essay of three First Run Feature DVDs that deal with the Nazi, two documentaries, Architecture of Doom and The Eye of Vichy, and the fictional The Murderers Are Among Us.