“‘L’Atalante’ is a movie defined by it moments, images and emotive strength, not its ostensible plot.”
Devious Dialogues: A Horror-Themed Column by Mike Thorn and A.M. Novak
“Like his characters, Demy’s camera in ‘Lola’ moves everywhere but goes nowhere; it’s a paradoxically headlong hesitation.”
A.M. Novak and Mike Thorn Talk ‘Friday the 13th’!
“While Truffaut’s ‘Day for Night’ (1973) is his most pronounced and profound love letter to the moviemaking process, ‘Shoot the Piano Player’ is an exuberant tribute to the end result.”
Marshall Shaffer Reflects on a Full Month of FilmStruck
“If Ozu has taught us anything, it’s that life doesn’t get any easier. But life does go on.”
Mike Thorn and A.M. Novak discuss the ‘Halloween’ franchise.
“With everything combined, ‘I Am Cuba’ overwhelms with its unparalleled filmic inventiveness and its occasionally jarring intensity.”
Vague Visages Is FilmStruck: A Column Devoted to the Streaming Platform FilmStruck