Tag Archives: Trauma

Crash (Cronenberg, 1996)

Cronenberg’s singular aesthetic is never more present than in the tense meanderings of the broken psyches on display, scars and flesh resembling the damage and body of the machines that first caused their psycho-pathological conflation of sexual expression and mechanical … Continue reading

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A Woman Under the Influence (Cassavetes, 1974)

After seeing one feature, Shadows, I was reluctant to watch Cassavetes a second time, in spite of @Vahn ‘s constant praise. I didn’t feel much while watching Shadows, and I could sense that his perception of reality did not align … Continue reading

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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

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