Karen Han’s Bong Joon Ho: Dissident CinemaBy Harrison Blackman
As a careful survey of a filmmaker whose work is not yet finished, Dissident Cinema is a compelling appraisal and appreciation of Bongs body of work. Tackling each of his seven features (and more), Han contextualizes the films and filmmaker through various essays and a series of interviews with some of Bongs frequent collaborators.
The Greatest Films You’ll Never SeeBy Edward Mendez and Laura Valenza
Our goal is to raise awareness of movies on film in need of preservation, of indie or experimental films that don't get the attention they deserve, and even of bigger productions that were cast aside for unjust political reasons. With advice from our contributors, the film editors present you with our winter 2022 list of the greatest films youll never see.
Ross Lipman’s The Case of the Vanishing GodsBy Rachel Elizabeth Jones
With the exception of the good doctor, the cast consists entirely of puppets and their puppeteers. This unusual configuration becomes the framework for Lipmans mining of archival film and television footage for his thesis on the dizzying entanglement of popular entertainment, psychological splits, and spirituality.
Luca Guadagnino’s Bones and All (2022)By Nolan Kelly
Bones and All manages to balance the chaste intimacy of a typical YA novel with an appetite for the shock and gore of a body horror flick. But it is Guadagninos vision of 1980s Americana that arises as particularly potent for a film making a statement about the relationship between queer desire and social exclusion.