Emily Caulfield reviews Faces Places from legendary French filmmaker Agnès Varda and photo-muralist JR, which kicks off the Spring 2018 schedule at UW Cinematheque. The film assembles a quilt-like portrait of France-at-large by piecing together the small stories of everyday life.
Hong Sang-soo’s charming absurdist allegory Yourself and Yours takes a modern look at the renewable spirit of romantic love, the fluidity of self and identity, and the idea that maybe we should all just get a drink and get along. Emily Caulfield reviews the film to continue our 10-day Wisconsin Film Festival preview.
Kati Kati delivers a high concept ghost story set in a mysterious limbo between life and afterlife, from a new generation of African filmmakers who make a strong case for more indigenous filmmaking. Emily Caulfield continues our 10-day Wisconsin Film Festival preview with her review.
Emily Caulfield concludes our coverage of WUD Film’s Directress Film Festival with a look at Canadian animator Ann Marie Fleming’s latest feature, Window Horses.
Emily Caulfield explores Lucile Hadzihalilovic’s stunning Evolution, which screens this Saturday as part of WUD Film’s Directress Film Festival.
Emily Caulfield reminds us that John Waters’ Multiple Maniacs still has more than shock value after all these years.
Emily Caulfield concludes Madison Film Forum’s coverage of the UW Cinematheque’s Brian De Palma series with an ode to one of his most celebrated films, Body Double.
Emily Caulfield contemplates the opportunities lost and found with the on-screen reunion of Isabelle Huppert and Gerard Depardieu in Valley of Love.
Review: One Screening Only Can Heironymus Merkin Ever Forget Mercy Humppe and Find True Happiness? | Anthony Newley | UK | 1969 | 106 minutes UW Cinematheque, 4070 Vilas Hall, Friday, February 5, 7:00pm» All the world’s a stage and a bed for Anthony Newley’s alter-ego Heironymus Merkin. Emily Caulfield explores the truthiness of CHMEFMHAFTH and concludes it […]
Missed Madison Film Festival Love | Gaspar Noé | France | 2015 | 135 minutes Netflix | GoWatchIt Emily Caulfield argues that Gaspar Noé’s latest provocation is just as messy and alive as anyone in love in their twenties. Gaspar Noé’s Love is just like life: exhilarating, sad, weird, sentimental, and full of dicks. It’s […]