Monthly Archives: April 2013

To The Wonder (Malick, 2013)

The film begins with a series of film-photographic images, taken from a variety of sources; they are at once a reflection on the transition from film to digital as well as the transitions in people’s lives. By this end, the … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Our Daily Bread (Geyrhalter, 2005)

Shot in a contemporary-observational style, Our Daily Bread (Geyrhalter, 2005) intends to show and not tell. Documenting the technology of modern food production companies, there is no commentary and the only authorial expression the film retains is through the director/cameraman’s … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews (capsule) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Waltz With Bashir (Folman, 2008)

Ari Folman’s Waltz With Bashir (2008) presents a convergence of fictional and non-fictional elements in that the story is true—depicting actual events—yet animated. Shifting the viewer’s attention between modes of documentary and fictional consciousness, the film has shored up much … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews (capsule) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment