Editor's Note: It can be overwhelming to approach a historic filmmaker's catalogue of work. Our "Where to Start" feature calls attention to the most essential films by a director with a notoriously large filmography. Catch up with these five films and you'll have a solid understanding of the director's style, appreciation for their notoriety, and a few speaking points for any discussion on cinema.
The history of cinema is full of imaginary worlds that are both incredibly different and uncomfortably similar to our own, reflecting the best and worst aspects of society, human nature, philosophy and our place in the universe. Science fiction films manage to capture our collective imagination and reflect issues that affect us all. Above all, […]
Wes Anderson is a polarizing figure in contemporary cinema. On one hand, many admire his ability to wear his influences on his sleeve while maintaining a unique voice and style, however, others claim his films are overly stylistic and lacking in substance. While Anderson’s films are undoubtedly stylistic, the substance is informed and enhanced by […]