Tag: D.W. Griffith

Bertolt Brecht, Fritz Lang and German Expressionist Fury

“Lang’s film becomes a committed act of social justice advocacy, raging against its enforced limitation, and striving to break the formal apparatus that could often be employed to constrain Classic Hollywood cinema.”

The Aesthetic and Formal Challenges of Jean-Luc Godard’s ‘Contempt’

“‘Contempt’ is a daunting and formally labyrinthine work, calling its own fallibility to question even as it submits completely to the romance of cinema.”