WCS 2011: Portraits of the Artist as a Suicide: And Everything is Going Fine and The Woodmans

C. Scott Willis assembles a portrait of photographer Francesca Woodman, who died at 22, and Steven Soderbergh cuts together 90+ hours of Spalding Gray performances, interviews, and home-movies. Continue reading WCS 2011: Portraits of the Artist as a Suicide: And Everything is Going Fine and The Woodmans

Shelter from the Storm: The World Cinema Showcase 2011

Cross-posted from The Corner. One of bFM’s long-standing slogans has been “Shelter from the shit.” If you’re despairing at all the pathetic stabs at romantic comedy, insipid pseudo-sci-fi ‘thrillers,’ and tween-aimed re-treads of age-old fables—not to mention the imminent onslaught of Justin Bieber in three hideous dimensions—on offer at your local multiplex, despair no longer: the World Cinema Showcase exists to provide you the same … Continue reading Shelter from the Storm: The World Cinema Showcase 2011