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Six documentaries by Shohei Imamura depict the overlooked and filthy aspects of human existence, the soldiers, prostitutes, and others that form the "heaps of abandoned people."

Abandoned People: Shohei Imamura’s Documentaries at Anthology

Six documentaries by Shohei Imamura depict the overlooked and filthy aspects of human existence, the soldiers, prostitutes, and others that form the “heaps of abandoned people.”

Nov, 11

Cargo 200: Blurred Spaces

Russian director Aleksey Balabanov is a fascinating and discomfiting filmmaker, responsible for one of the very few successful Kafka adaptations, The Castle, to which Balabanov boldly appended his own ending. Technically brilliant, Balabanov is generally […]

Jun, 15

Donald Sutherland Performs a New York Marriage (Little Murders, by Jules Feiffer)

Christopher Lasch is probably rolling over in his grave, but for those of us who are a little fonder of civil liberties and civil rights and less fond of homilies about the sanctity of marriage, […]

Jun, 25

Ah Cheng on Writing

Great interview. Oriental Outlook: But we haven’t seen you write any commercial films. Ah Cheng: The directors haven’t asked me to. If they asked me, I’d do it. But would the movie sell? It’s not […]

Nov, 03

History’s Bunk Pt DCVII

From the October 15 TLS. Michael Whitby quietly undermines the anthology he’s reviewing, Makers of Ancient Strategy, which purports to relate strategy then and now: Inevitably, some essays work better than others. In part this […]

Oct, 25

Laszlo Krasznahorkai and Max Neumann: Animalinside

(I recently wrote an overview of Krasznahorkai for The Quarterly Conversation, which may help give some context to the themes here.) Animalinside, a short work which is published as part of the┬áCahiers series on writing […]

Sep, 30

After the Sophomore’s Work

This doesn’t really bother me emotionally, but I think it’s a pretty dangerous fallacy to say that as you get older, things don’t hit you the way they did when you were younger. I hear […]

Sep, 07

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