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.
In his Cinesthesia program notes, Jason Fuhrman argues that the bleak future envisioned thirty years ago in Paul Verhoven’s RoboCop seems curiously familiar.
In his Cinesthesia program notes, Jason Fuhrman argues that Being John Malkovich seduces us into an alternative reality while retaining its own singular logic.
Jason Fuhrman’s program notes for the Cinesthesia screening of The Player on Thursday night remind us that Robert Altman’s attitude about Hollywood was always complex and ambivalent.
Jason Fuhrman’s program notes for the next Cinesthesia screening on Thursday night provides context for Milcho Manchevski’s impressive but often overlooked feature debut, Before the Rain.
Jason Furhman’s program notes for tonight’s screening of Steven Soderbergh’s Traffic traces its journey from a British television mini-series to Academy Award winning feature film.
Tonight the Cinesthesia series kicks off its 2017 lineup with Paul Thomas Anderson’s adaptation of Thomas Pynchon’s Inherent Vice. In his program notes, Jason Fuhrman discusses Anderson’s adaptation methodology and the literary and cinematic precedents for the shaggy-dog L.A. detective tale.
As part of our ongoing efforts to share program notes for upcoming local screenings, here are synopses for the films to be showcased at the inaugural UniMadEx screening organized by the Wisconsin Union Directorate Film Committee.
In his program notes, Cinesthesia programmer Jason Fuhrman contrasts Powell and Pressburger’s Black Narcissus with Rumer Godden’s original novel, and explains how objections from the Catholic Legion of Decency led to cuts for the American distribution of the film.