"I don't speak any French, but it was OK, since the language and the emotion of the film are close to English, I think."
We Skyped with the legendary Chilean filmmaker to ask about his life and work, from his days as a young poet in Chile to his new Kickstarter, along with discussions of psychomagic, George Harrison's anus, and a Tarot reading with Yeezus.
It's an oddball film that creates an immersive rhythm that, once established, is easy to get lost in.
Nigeria's Nollywood is the second-largest producer of movies in the world. How does it compare with Hollywood and Bollywood?
"I discovered that if one looks a little closer at this beautiful world, there are always red ants underneath."
We talked to some of competing filmmakers about why Africa needs FESPACO film fest, and picked out the best of the features, documentaries, and shorts.
In their latest documentary, Bill and Ross Turner examine Eagle Pass and Piedras Negras, two sister towns located on either side of the Rio Grande.
We talked to filmmaker Kate Kunath about gentrification, queer spaces, and the legacy of south Brooklyn gay club Starlite.
The auteur sounds off on his latest movie, Adam Driver, and getting your twenties right.
"My reality was a world where people put snakes into their mouths and make them come out of their nostrils and get possessed and talk to spirits and believe in invisible beings who have magic pebbles."
"It's like you don't have a body. You're able to empathize without having the self-consciousness of being two feet away from someone or invading their space."
Did the 1986 version of Transformers desensitize me toward death?
Women haven't traditionally been protagonists in major movies, but that might be changing—even if that change comes too slowly and not soon enough.
The South African stars lent their odd but undeniable charisma to Neill Blomkamp's latest effort, but if you don't really want to watch Die Antwoord hang out with a childlike robot, this film isn't for you.
We spoke to the Austrian director about Nazi nostalgia and the marketing genius of Lars von Trier, over plum cake and schnapps.
It's not all Eddie Redmayne.
Director Michael Lukk Litwak captures all the facets of love in ten minutes with the help of prehistoric sharks, spaceship submarines, and T. rexes armed with lasers.
On a sleepy Sunday afternoon, VideoBusters in Caulfield South is the perfect emblem for the dying video store.
So I talked to an odor-elimination expert about how one would go about getting the resin funk out of the floors.
Robert Greene's new documentary Actress exists at the blurry intersection between observation and collaboration, nonfiction and drama.
The film tells the story of how bullied DC teens banded together to provide safety in numbers and let people know that if you jumped a gay kid in DC, you'd likely get jumped back in retaliation.
VICE tracks down two best friends who have spent their lives making a 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' adaptation by reenacting each scene. We caught up with them as they shot the final frames of their epic.
David Robert Mitchell's evocative throwback centers around a monster that resembles a sexually transmitted disease.
We talked to director Robert Kenner about his new documentary, the media's complicity in confusing the public, and the problem with contemporary capitalism.