Why Sarah Maldoror remains one of cinema’s greatest revolutionaries

It’s a witty film, poking fun at French culinary pomposity and exposing thoughtless everyday racism, comprised of quirkily beautiful compositions and concluding with a rousing message of class solidarity. Her father was from Guadeloupe and her Black identity was reflected throughout her work which was rooted in Africa and the Caribbean, centring themes of immigration and especially the evils of colonialism. It’s a sharp jolt of a film, with an avant-garde soundtrack from The Art Ensemble of Chicago and a chilling message. One Maldoror film not to be missed is…

Copilot

The focus of the film lies in Asli’s perseverance: her true and subjective experience; her visceral outbursts and moments of suppressing her emotions. Arrives on these shores on the back of an impressive festival run. In Retrospect. At this point, as a viewer, you’re frustrated. His response to, “Why are you off to Yemen?”, being a mere and unsatisfactory, “Trust me”. Copilot Review by Marina Ashioti Share this Directed by Anne Zohra Berrached Starring Canan Kir Darina Al Joundi Roger Azar Anticipation. By the third year of their relationship, Saeed…

Joaquin Phoenix reads a bedtime story in the first trailer for C’mon C’mon

Share this Words Charles Bramesco @intothecrevasse Share this Share this With festival season now in full swing, trailers have been materializing at a more prolific clip as distributors and studios jockey for the public’s attention on their major releases. One such title comes to us from A24 and writer/director Mike Mills, returning to feature filmmaking for the first time in five years. America looks timeless, or perhaps stuck in time, like each shot is a vintage roadside photograph. For Phoenix, this will be his first onscreen appearance in a couple…

Watch Leonardo DiCaprio and Jennifer Lawrence in the Don’t Look Up trailer

However it turns out, it’ll command attention – when you hire something like two dozen stars for a movie about how we’re all going to die, that’ll happen. Share this Words Charles Bramesco @intothecrevasse Share this Share this The new film from Adam McKay takes satirical aim at American culture, as an imminent natural threat promises to wipe out millions of lives and the fractured political landscape forms one denialist wing rejecting the impending doom. Published 8 Sep 2021 Share this Believe it or not, this project was written and…