A video essay on Jean-Luc Godard’s Contempt (Brigitte Bardot) and Jean-Jacques Beineix’s Diva (Wilhelmenia Fernandez), and how they exemplify the modernist interest in the real vs. the classical ideal and the postmodern skepticism towards the existence of the real, respectively. The essay was written by Jimmy Weaver, edited by Christopher Heron and narrated by David… Continue reading CONTEMPT and DIVA (Video Essay)
We’re thrilled to launch our 12th issue! Our two interviews in this issue are with filmmakers established and newly rising, both shot at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival. We were excited to talk to Danish director and Dogme 95 co-conspirator, Thomas Vinterberg, who was presenting his buzzed-about new film, The Hunt (starring Mads Mikkelsen… Continue reading Issue 12 (Thomas Vinterberg, 2013 Canadian Screen Awards, William Vega and a Contempt/Diva Video Essay) is Now Available!