The Road Movie meets pure movement in the form of Henri Bergson. Part 1.
The Road Movie meets pure movement in the form of Henri Bergson. Part 2.
Should feminist scholarship be looking beyond American horror for a more varied representation of female desire and sexuality?
Part two of David Neo's subtle analysis of Fractal memory images in Sokoruv's Mother and Son.
Gilles Deleuze Meets the Mandelbrot set in this theoretical exploration of the memory images in Sokoruv's modern day Kammerspiel classic Mother and Son.
Offscreen presents for the first time in its orginal English language, this revised version of an essay that appeared in a French translation in Séquence magazine in 1995. Read on to see how Peter Jackson revolutionized horror (or comedy?) with his startling early feature films.
Part two of Peter Rist's critical assessment of Iranian films that played at the most recent of the major Montreal film festivals.
The first of a two-part critical assessment of recent Iranian cinema seen through the eyes of Montreal film critic and film professor Peter Rist.
A look at Atom Egoyan's Family Viewing as both a springboard and touchstone for an inquiry into the nature of time and how shifting perceptions and attitudes toward it have effected society and the individual.
Using the theories of Lacan, Freud, and Zizek, Gullatz explores the depth of psychic horror across a selection of classic and contemporary horror films.
One of the grand masters of contemporary cinema visits Montreal. Read an exclusive interview here at Offscreen.
Why is French philosopher Henri Bergson relevant for today's film theory?
What happens when Hollywood begins to copy Hong Kong, and Hong Kong begins to copy Hollywood?
Will Buster Keaton ever date? Unlikely, as this recent retrospective demonstrates.
Historically, Halloween has its origins with the ancient Druids, who believed that on the eve of All Saints' Day, the lord of the dead, Saman, would summon a host of evil spirits. In modern days the only evil spirits called on during Halloween (excluding all those little tyrants running around in costumes!) are those emanating from movie screens.