“‘Promare’ offers an electrifying amount of fun, and it’s perhaps one of the finest examples of escapist cinema during the COVID-19 era.”
Ignacio Agüero Essay: Vague Visages’ Q.V. Hough on OVID’s streaming celebration of the Chilean documentarian.
Aahuti Interview: A conversation between Vague Visages’ Dipankar Sarkar and Indian filmmaker Lubdhak Chatterjee.
“Between ‘Rare Beasts’ and Alice Lowe’s brilliant ‘Prevenge,’ there might be a burgeoning market for pregnancy-themed horror movies.”
“If you’re looking for feminism, don’t look at James Cameron — look at his films.”
“In today’s world of carefully crafted film industry personas, ‘Searching for Mr. Rugoff’ stands out with its character study about an art house fanatic who embraced the beautiful chaos of being a curious cinephile.”
“‘Our Ladies’ may resonate with those appreciative of the 90s, but the film’s lack of critical insight on the gender politics of negotiating sex undermines its purported feminism…”
“Loznitsa’s ‘State Funeral’ is an important reflection on the moving image.”
“Romero’s movies have a workshop feel to them, which elevates the horror to a startlingly realistic terror as if it was being documented live.”
“‘The Amusement Park’ may not be Romero’s angriest film, but it’s one of his most deliberately disturbing…”