Tag: photogénie

Why Criticism: Jean Epstein and Photogénie

A Column on Film Criticism by Justine A. Smith

Review: Gabriel Mascaro’s ‘Neon Bull’

“Humans and beasts share a primal bond as they occupy the land and the frame together. Mascaro thus internationalizes a strain of the French cinéma du corps as he weds it with the emerging art-house aesthetic of digital realism, crossing borders and species to create something extraordinary.”