James Kreul previews the second night of the OFF THE WALL video art series at Arts + Literature Laboratory, and laments that Madison hasn’t kept up with contemporary experimental media.
James Kreul takes a peek at the first installment of this year’s OFF THE WALL video art series, which returns to the Arts + Literature Laboratory on Saturday, August 5.
A new cinema group in Madison, Point Blank Cinema, aspires to establish a new 16mm film screening series at Art In on East Washington Avenue, starting this Thursday with Robert Clouse’s adaptation of John D. MacDonald’s Darker Than Amber.
James Kreul shares some preliminary thoughts on the first half of the 2017 Wisconsin Film Festival. Topics include admitting what he missed in his previews; applauding students for affirming their own brand; and spinning a “tale of two festivals.”
James Kreul surveys the Big Docs at the Wisconsin Film Festival, completing the third part of our overview of 2017 Festival programming.
James Kreul finally delivers the Big Indies preview, after being torn by long internal debate about how much to rip into Sylvio.
Looking at an old VHS copy of King of Jazz, James Kreul lists ten images that he looks forward to seeing restored to their original early Technicolor splendor at the Wisconsin Film Festival.
The Traveler, an early short feature film by Abbas Kiarostami, anticipates many themes that appear in his later work, but also showcases a much looser, kinetic visual style. James Kreul reviews the film as part of our 10-day Wisconsin Film Festival preview.
Which visiting filmmaker should provide the lede for our coverage of the 2017 Wisconsin Film Festival? We suggest a less obvious answer with our Big Auteurs preview, the first of three themed schedule overviews this week.
This year the Madison Film Forum will significantly slow down its coverage of the Wisconsin Film Festival, and we encourage our colleagues to do the same.