A Film Issue

  • Lars Von Trier

    Whenever Lars von Trier debuts a major film, he does it at Cannes. He explains his new work thusly: “I’ve entered my anal phase. Antichrist is just poop smeared all over everything.”

  • Acting Out At Home

    Photos by Richard Kern, Styling by Ben Sturgill at The Wall Group

  • Norman J. Warren

    Until the mid-1970s, British horror films tended to be camp, period rehashes of American horror classics in which hammy, top hat-wearing toffs would end up being killed by the big guys from the gore of yore.

  • Michael Winner

    Name another Brit filmmaker who cut pictures with Orson Welles, Marlon Brando, Burt Lancaster, Robert Duvall, Robert Mitchum and Sophia Loren. Struggling?

  • Roy Andersson

    Roy Andersson refused to follow up his commercially successful debut A Swedish Love Story and was, ironically enough, punished with a 25 year sentence of directing commercials.

  • Break Down The Walls!

    Television movies are rubbish, right? Well, if you were watching TV in Britain in the 1960s, the opposite would be the case.

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  • Motion From Across The Ocean

    Len Lye’s fascination with movement and experiments with film and celluloid were like nothing that had ever been seen before the 1900s and it’s a little known fact that he produced the first ever music video.

  • Jack Bond

    Jack Bond rolled with Warhol and Magritte in New York and drove Salvador Dali into a rage. These days, he’s making a film that the French intelligence services have warned him may cost him his life.

  • The Demon Director’s Autopsy

    When Ingmar Bergman was 20 years old, he faced a fairly ordinary existential predicament: What’s a guy to do with a head full of thoughts he can neither comprehend nor control?

  • Records

    VITALIC Flashmob French disco warrior Vitalic takes a break from inventing the future to deliver his second long-playing masterpiece this decade, and the results are nothing short of

  • Terry Gilliam

    Terry Gilliam got his start being the most beloved guy in his high school and then he went on to do every job that anyone has ever fantasized about and to collaborate with everyone that anyone has ever wanted to meet or be.

  • Stiff As A Storyboard

    Jerry Parker is a 26-year-old artist who makes a living as an illustrator. Lately, he's been shut away in his studio with some crazy deadline. The job: storyboarding a fuck picture.