Today it’s exactly a year ago the extraordinary Harry Dean Stanton died. At Frameland we celebrate the actor with another look at both his most iconic and more obscure work.
Claudi Moll takes a literary theory and applies it to a well-loved classic film.
As the 75th Venice Film Festival rolls on, we take a closer look at the contenders for the first ever Lion of St. Marcus in 1949, the award which would become the Golden Lion, the main award of the Venice Film Festival ever since.
Nishtha Jain captures the meaning and the importance of photography in India, in her documentary City of Photos.
Michael Ritchie’s Prime Cut is a strong 1970s American crime drama, with a sly critique on American society and fairytale elements thrown in for good measure.
Lately, there seems to be no shortage of documentaries about the big evil worldwide web like InRealLife, Deep Web, and Possessed. The outlook is rarely reassuring or hopeful. Time to pull the plug on the internet?
Bumps to the head in I Am Not An Easy Man and I Feel Pretty
What Will People Say, a painful negotiation of South Asian patriarchal and communal demands on women in both East and West.
Billy Wilder made three films in Berlin throughout his career, each time portraying the capital of Germany in a different light. Together, they retroactively serve as an unintended warning to modern western civilisation.
Jakob Cedergren in The Guilty (2018) If you look up the definition of ‘film’, you’ll certainly find something like “a series of moving images” or “a series of still images that create the illusion of movement”. In other words, when we think of film, we think about what can be seen on a screen. The […]
With his small digital video camera in tow, Wang has unprecedented access to their lives, observing their being as if there were no camera in his hands. He simply becomes part of their lives.
David Oelhofen succesfully expands on a Camus short story by taking a political stance on French colonialism in Algeria Camus avoided, without getting overtly political but instead using western and road movie genre tropes to subtly explore the relationship between Europeans and Algerians in the 1950s.
Between the chaos of his frame by frame in-camera editing and the compression through fragmentation, Tomonari Nishikawa’s films have a certain playfulness to the discoveries made within.
Frameland celebrates eight films set in the summer heat, just in time for the current heatwave in many parts of the world.
Ray Milland’s directorial debut A Man Alone is an excellent existential exploration of isolation, both when absolutely alone and when amongst ‘fellow’ humans.