Tag: Gus Van Sant

Post-9/11 Cinema Essay - Funny Games

The Only Thing Real: Meaning and Maturity in Post-9/11 Cinema

“9/11 was a psychic wound that fostered a new relation to the world, and those who grew up in its aftermath struggled to digest its lessons; some fell back onto intransigence, while others internalized the damage.”

Devious Dialogues: Mike Thorn and Anya Stanley on the ‘Psycho’ Franchise

“I’ll even go so far as to say that the sequel is just as satisfying as the original, in my eyes.”