Towards A Film Criticism For The Anthropocene
Should it be a critic’s job to assess the ecological impact of a film?
Swords, Soviets, and Subversion: The Last Relic
The Estonian (cult) classic that endures.
Moral Lessons and Critical Thoughts Wrapped up in Animated Paintings
How Rein Ramaat became the father of Estonian Animation.
“Somebody Shit In The Backyard”
Grappling with masculinity in Andrew T. Betzer’s short John Wayne Hated Horses.
Frameland Recommends: Heaven Knows What
Before Uncut Gems and Good Time, the Safdie brothers made Heaven Knows What.
The Beach Bum: All Play and No Work
Subverting the contemporary conception of dividing activity into labour and free time.
Everyday Life and Work in The Laila Pakalnina Trilogy
The Linen, The Ferry, and The Mail.
The Frameland Update
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The Legacy of Tora-san
A closer look at the lovable Japanese goof who’s the protagonist of 49 films.