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Sound And Vision: Guy Ritchie

In the article series Sound and Vision we take a look at music videos from notable directors. This week we take a look at Madonna's What It Feels Like For A Girl, directed by Guy Ritchie. Ritchie started out...

Friday One Sheet: MAD MAX & THE FURY ROAD

With the underwhelming box office of the latest film in the decade spanning Mad Max franchise, Furiosa, there may be no more of these wonderful, experimental, and auteur-driven action films made. That is a shame. But we can dream.  As...

Tribeca 2024 Preview: Raise the Curtain, See These Movies

Get ready, New York, for a bounty of indie and international bangers. Arising from the ashes of the 2001 terrorist attack on New York City, the Tribeca Festival has long established itself on the annual calendar as a home for...

Sound And Vision: Miranda July

In the article series Sound and Vision we take a look at music videos from notable directors. This week we look at several music videos for Sleater-Kinney, directed by Miranda July. Miranda July has been called the epitome of quirk...

Friday One Sheet: MAXXXINE

Three entries in, and Ti West's horror-porno hybrid franchise (X, Pearl, Maxxxine) knows that its secret weapon is Mia Goth's "uncanny-valley" smile. This poster leans into it fully, with the Hollywood stage lights, the glossy glamour of the design referencing...

Sound And Vision: Jimmy T. Murakami

In the article series Sound and Vision we take a look at music videos from notable directors. This week we take a look at Kate Bush's King of the Mountain, directed by Jimmy T. Murakami. With the recent passing of...

Friday One Sheet: THE SUBSTANCE

This buzzy body horror picture out of Cannes, is the sophomore feature from Coralie Fargeat, whose blood-splattered Revenge was a hit on the festival circuit in 2017. The Substance had a much more disturbing and visceral bit of key art, one that seems to...

Pretty Packaging: The COFFIN JOE Boxset Doesn't Hurt Your Eyes

Distributor Arrow has rightfully created quite a reputation for itself as a producer of exquisite collector's editions, wriggling itself into the small group in which Criterion and Eureka: Masters of Cinema used to be royalty. But as of late, it's...

Friday One Sheet: IN A VIOLENT NATURE

This gritty poster for Chris Nash's original and disturbing slasher film was designed by The Boland Design Company, and unironically features the word "gnarly" in the top pull quote.  When designing a poster for a slasher (or for that matter,...

Sound And Vision: Harmony Korine

In the article series Sound and Vision we take a look at music videos from notable directors. This week we take a look at several music videos made by Harmony Korine. When you watch a music video Harmony Korine made,...

Ape Movies I Have Known and Loved

The week of 'Apes at the Movies' begins! Take your stinking paws off me ...

Sound And Vision: Jean-Pierre Jeunet

In the article series Sound and Vision we take a look at music videos from notable directors. This week we take a look at several of Jean-Pierre Jeunet's music videos. Jean-Pierre Jeunet started out his video career with many music...

Sound And Vision: Jem Cohen

In the article series Sound and Vision we take a look at music videos from notable directors. This week we take a look at several music videos directed by Jem Cohen. Jem Cohen's style solidified almost from the get go....

Friday One Sheet: THE LAST STOP IN YUMA COUNTY

This cream-coloured, coffee focused, exercise in minimalism and symbolism is for the tight, one location 'bag of money' suspense thriller The Last Stop in Yuma County. I have no idea why, but i wish more designers would put the title...

Sound And Vision: Luca Guadagnino

In the article series Sound and Vision we take a look at music videos from notable directors. This week we take a look at several music videos by Luca Guadagnino. Luca Guadagnino's films are vibrant and lush, pulsating with life...

Calgary Underground 2024: Curtain Raiser

The Calgary Underground Film Festival (CUFF) opens its 21st edition today, and runs until April 28th.  Western Canada's largest showcase of genre film, offbeat documentaries, and industry events is housed in the two-screen (stacked on top of one another) Globe Cinema in the...

Now Streaming: Bertrand Bonello's Cinematic House of Pleasures

As 'The Beast' continues to roll out its U.S. release, four films by the French director are now available to stream.

Sound And Vision: George Romero

In the article series Sound and Vision we take a look at music videos from notable directors. This week we take a look at The Misfits' Scream!, directed by George A. Romero. The Sound and Vision of this week might...

Pretty Packaging: The French Limited GANDAHAR Release Is Stacked

The French animation director René Laloux only made three feature films in his career, but each of those became a science fiction cult classic. His Fantastic Planet made it into the Criterion collection, and the DVDs Eureka released of the...

Friday One Sheet: GASOLINE RAINBOW

Sometimes, typography makes the poster stand out. Consider the key art for The Ross Brothers' latest documentary, Gasoline Rainbow, featuring a black and white image of some kids on an automobile by the grassy shoulder of a long road. The...