Tag: Beatrice Loayza

The House That Jack Built Movie Essay - 2018 Lars von Trier Film

On ‘The House That Jack Built,’ Art Monsters and Not-So-Guilty Pleasures

“Perhaps dismissing von Trier’s work is the right course of action for those that have never found anything to connect to in his films. As for the rest of us (women)… the relationship will only continue to take warped, strained forms.”

Growing Pains: Asian Cinema and the Coming-of-Age Film

“The success of ‘The Crossing’ and ‘The Third Wife’ should speak to the unique ability of female filmmakers and female characters in filling in the narrative gaps in Vietnamese and Chinese cinema, in which male directors wield dominant creative control.”