Haneke @ Cannes

My Cherie Amour

22/11/2012

DW Mault writes a (kind of) love letter to Michael Haneke, the creator of Amour, the film which won him a second consecutive Palme d’Or… Haneke, light of my life, fire of my loins....

Amour

Film Podcast #12: Amour

20/11/2012

Film Podcast #12: Amour by The Double Negative on Mixcloud DW Mault reviews Austrian film-maker Michael Haneke’s (Hidden, The White Ribbon) new release, Amour. Described by the Guardian as an “effortlessly graceful picture...

Barbara

Barbara and The Berlin School

19/11/2012

Barbara, the new film from The Berlin School’s Christian Petzold, raises age-old questions, finds DW Mault… Cinema has a tendency to eat itself, with a constant search for the new, the exotic. The...

Ben Affleck's Argo

Film Podcast #11: Argo, The Sapphires and Grassroots

13/11/2012

Film Podcast #11: Argo, The Sapphires and Grassroots by The Double Negative on Mixcloud DW Mault reviews Ben Affleck’s historical drama Argo, Wayne Blair’s musical comedy The Sapphires and Stephen Gyllenhaal’s comedy Grassroots....

Nosferatu's Count Orlok

Celebrating 90 years of the Vampire in film

07/11/2012

We humans seem increasingly incapable of kicking the vampire habit. Long may it continue… Yeah we know Hallowe’en has come and gone, but seeing Nosferatu with a wonderful live score from Minima earlier...

Wu Tsang's Wildness

Wildness – Reviewed

06/11/2012

Wu Tsang’s first feature Wildness is a confident, touching and highly promising one, finds  Justin Lewis…  Filmmaker, artist and activist Wu Tsang was praised earlier this year in the Whitney Biennial and Outfest in...

The Creator Al & Al

Who is The Creator?

05/11/2012

The Creator, a film about Alan Turing, was conceived by the only filmmakers who could have made it, says Laura Brown… History is what those who have power write down. Poor you if...

Room 237

Room 237 – a cineaste’s delight

02/11/2012

DW Mault on new film Room 237, and the continuing enigma of, and fascination with, Stanley Kubrick… Cinema from its birth has welcomed mystery; what Freud called the sense of the other, the...

Rust And Bone

Rust And Bone – Reviewed

31/10/2012

DW Mault finds beauty and truth in the existentialism of Rust And Bone… It seems a perfect time to be discussing the death of Anglo-Saxon narrative cinema, the morning after the announcement of...