Gone are the days where women are restricted to objects of desire, love, or adoration. Women appear on screen as fully flawed human beings and this is nowhere more apparent than in the IFA’s selection of films.
Del Toro’s monsters are vastly different. Instead of representing fears or anxieties, they are outsiders seeking to find their place. In Del Toro’s world, monsters are endearingly human in their hopes, longings, and faults.
Claudi Moll discusses how the themes and Jesus narrative in the anime, Serial Experiments Lain are more relevant than ever before.
Claudi Moll questions modern day Cinema Etiquette.
Poltergeist’s unfinished swimming pool is rife with symbolism. A metaphor for the American Dream, and the unattainability thereof.
With the recent passing of Tobe Hooper, Claudi Moll brings homage to his legacy.
Despite the film’s eight international awards, this film greatly divided South African audiences, the country from where it came. Claudi Moll explores this divide.
Florence Welch and Vincent Haycock, however, have succeeded to combine all these elements together so seamlessly to create a new modern myth. One that deserves to be recognized and studied for its own merit.
Knowing that McQueen places a strong emphasis on visual story telling in his films, it can be no accident that he places a heavy emphasis on stills shot from nature.
Jim Jarmusch somehow captured our collective crisis of what it is to be human in the modern day and how to go about with our planet and with others, by portraying superhuman creatures.