Rohmer’s Golden Lion winning film is the pinnacle of the director’s personal style, a quietly profound travelogue dedicated to anyone who has struggled with the immense pressure to make something of this life.
Editor’s note: 2014 brought us a barrage of great UK-produced films – there was Oscar-nominated biopics such as The Imitation Game and The Theory of Everything, but also more challenging, less-seen gems such as Under the Skin and Frank. We asked our resident UK-based critic Jess Brooman to look ahead at what she’s most excited about […]
In his book The Open Road, author David Campany puts forth the question: “is America imaginable without the road trip?” Particularly within the world of photography, the curiosity of the road is boundless. Motels, buses, cars, diners and gas stations are now iconic images thanks to landmark photographic works by artists such as Ed Rushca, […]
Every year, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences names a single film as the Best Picture of the year. Most film nerds and critics don’t take The Oscars too seriously, but for some reason, every Oscars ceremony feels like The Super Bowl for us. Odds are calculated, lists are made, and one film […]