Screening Log #46: Shame (2011)

Written by Abi Morgan and Steve McQueen Directed by Steve McQueen Starring Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, and Nicole Beharie       There is something to be said for establishing a strong relationship between form and content. In any piece of art, the medium and manner through which the message is transmitted … Continue reading

Screening Log #43: La Notte (1961)

Written by Michelangelo Antonioni, Ennio Flaiano, and Tonino Guerra Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni Starring Marcello Mastroianni, Jeanne Moreau, and Monica Vitti       I’m a big proponent of the idea that what we create – and, perhaps more appropriately for the digital age, curate – reflects something essential about our persons. When I first … Continue reading

Screening Log #34: Exotica (1994)

Written and Directed by Atom Egoyan Starring Bruce Greenwood, Mia Kirshner, and Elias Koteas         For much of my life I have been fascinated by the ways people connect beyond the obvious introductions and relationships. I often imagine putting my ear to the ground to hear the strange subterranean web woven between … Continue reading