Tag: Gustav Klimt

VV Shudder Selects: Marianna Aloisio-Seale on Eiichi Yamamoto’s ‘Belladonna of Sadness’

“I don’t believe Mushi Pro and Yamamoto’s intentions were to empower women and stand beside the women’s liberators both in Japan and in the West, but to push the envelope for what animation means as a medium.”

‘The Handmaiden’: A Sensuous, Sumptuous Tale of Secrecy, Sex and Subversion

“Park demonstrates how the complicated relationship between role-play, desire, secrecy, power and revenge prove ripe for darkly comic (and perverse) fodder.”