As a documentary on one of America’s most prolific writers makes its way to the big screen, Heidi Harrington-Johnson reflects on the life of Joan Didion—a woman who lived in, understood, and eloquently wrote about two of America’s most revered cities.
Max Hayward draws our attention to past and present race relations in America through the powerful and poetic words of civil rights activist and writer James Baldwin in the essayistic documentary “I Am Not Your Negro”.
Olivia Dennis speaks to Italian director Luca Guadagnino about his latest film that has received early Oscar predictions, his collaboration with Sufjan Stevens, filming in northern Italy and why “all the world loves lovers.”
Considered one of the films that kick-started the French New Wave (Nouvelle Vague), Jean-Luc Godard’s “Breathless” is a rule-breaking tribute to youthfulness, recklessness and gangster movies. Max Hayward escorts us through this black and white 60s Parisian maze.
Max Hayward walks us through Wong Kar-wai's dizzying portrait of a man and a woman living in a ramshackle Hong Kong neighbourhood in—what has been granted time and time again—one of the best films ever made.