Ben is a former student of cognitive science who is currently trying to improve his writing style and ability to understand and appreciate films containing unfamiliar perspectives. He tries not to hold films to a strict set of criteria, but does believe that strong movies can change your outlook on the world. His favorite films include Whisper of the Heart, Beau Travail, Blade Runner, and Hellzapoppin'.
We delve into the works of Carl Theodor Dreyer, the Danish director that is behind some of the greatest masterpieces in cinema, among them
We analyze some of the interpretations of Twin Peaks: The Return, the dreamlike sequel series to David Lynch's early '90s TV show.
They Live by Night belongs to the tradition of films about outlaw lovers on the run. Like many of Ray’s main characters, normal life
We take a look at Chantal Akerman's Jeanne Dielman, 23 Quai Du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles, which deals with the mundane in a truly unique