I am to desire a sea of violets, reckoning, vibrancy disrupted and lit on fire.
In celebration of her birthday week, we are commemorating the life and work of Marilyn Monroe in our first issue. Considered bombshell, comedienne, intellectual, and larger-than-life, Monroe… Read more “Announcing: The Marilyn Monroe Issue”
I. The building crowned by tangerine light, warmth like the sun juiced out. A brushing shoulder, a moment shared between staying and going. II. Our hands at… Read more “In the Mood for Love: Interiors”
It’s difficult to pinpoint the excellence of a film like Legend of the Mountain or attribute its brilliance to one thing. There are films that haunt you… Read more “Legend of the Mountain in Review: The Use of Space, Mood and Sound as Cinematic Tools”
The following article was edited by Thursday Simpson. CW: This review contains descriptions of rape, child death, and horrific acts of racism, in addition to that, there… Read more “What Isn’t Said: Lady Macbeth in Review and The Cost of White Silence in Modern Cinema”
The film London After Midnight is the most sought after “lost film” of the silent era. It starred Lon Chaney Sr. in a dual role as a… Read more “London After Midnight”
In the mid-70s Alejandro Jodorowsky (director of El Topo and Santa Sangre) attempted to adapt the popular and successful Frank Herbert science-fiction novel Dune. What would follow… Read more “The Art of Jodorowsky’s Dune”
I was unaware of The Other Side of the Wind before its recent Netflix release: Orson Welles’ final film and what he considered his masterpiece. Unfortunately, it… Read more “An Incomplete Masterpiece: The Other Side of the Wind”