I suppose videos like this are always tough to put together. Not only must you choose one film (just one!) as the best of each year, but you must then decide on a single shot from each film that not only epitomizes what makes the film so great, but you must also consider how the shots will flow together. 1,055 more words
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The crucial question of the modern novel is memory—specifically, the tension between fiction and nonfiction, between the sharp-edged exclusivity of the contours of a finely crafted story and the loose-ended and associatively meandering and indeterminate formlessness of experience as captured (or trapped) in memory.
Set in a boarding school for deaf teenagers, with dialogue entirely in untranslated sign language, Miroslav Slaboshpitsky’s debut feature, The Tribe, is as much about rewiring how you watch films as it is about anything that happens within it. 962 more words