Tag: 8 1/2

The Seductive, Puzzling Films of Nelly Kaplan

“With their uncomfortable blend of sexual politics, dark comedy, quirky star power and social and moral critique, it’s no wonder moviegoers didn’t know what to make of Kaplan’s satirical stories when they were first released.”

Critics in Conversation: The Critic and the Actor

In the second part of a three-chapter conversation conducted over months via a large Google Doc, Manuela Lazic and Adam Nayman discuss acting and how film critics interpret performances.

‘Stardust Memories’: Woody Allen’s Comic Catharsis

“He may be suggesting that emotional and social anxiety is widespread and prevalent, but the key distinction is that not everyone can translate these uncertainties into comedy gold.”

Review: Mickey Keating’s ‘Darling’ (2015)

A Column by Q.V. Hough