Hits & Misses: The Theatrical Performance of the Sundance Class of ’16

Love & Friendship (Photo by Ross McDonnell/Courtesy of Amazon Studios and Roadside Attractions)

How do you measure success these days?  When more than two million people vote for you over the other guy and you still lose? When you receive no endorsements from a single major newspaper, your party’s leadership practically ignores you,…  Read more

By Jan 18, 2017

Trumpian Images

Patrick Stewart in Green Room (Photo courtesy of A24)

“Baby, there’s no storm outside.” —from Take Shelter In his now classic book From Caligari to Hitler: A Psychological History of the German Film, Siegfried Kracauer looked for cinematic hints, clues and warnings about the rise of Naziism and Hitler…  Read more

By Jan 18, 2017

These Uncomfortably Exciting Times

A VR viewer at the 2016 edition of Sundance New Frontier (Photo by Kelsey Doyle)

I’m an eye. A mechanical eye. I, the machine, show you a world the way only I can see it. I free myself for today and forever from human immobility. I approach and pull away from objects. […] I creep…  Read more

By Jan 18, 2017

Paradigms of Change

Alexis Pauline Gumbs and Julia Roxanne Wallace (Photos by Andrew Dowe and Carlton Mackey)

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By Jan 18, 2017

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