Film

From The Wicker Man to Ari Aster’s latest film, joyful sounds can reveal the darkest worlds

By Adam Harper

The most complex question the director asks is why not just beat up the bad guys

By Giampaolo Bianconi

Screening at galleries around the world, the singer’s work repurposes the pop music video into an artwork of museum quality

By Kadish Morris

Based on the 2014 Badaun gang-rape allegations, ‘Article 15’ fails to disrupt its ‘Brahmin saviour’ narrative

By Skye Arundhati Thomas

In My Mother Laughs, Akerman’s pain while watching her mother’s health worsen becomes entwined with the shock of heartbreak

By Steven Zultanski

From Miss Havisham’s wedding dress to Hans Christian Andersen’s ‘The Red Shoes’, why we’re so obsessed with murderous clothes

By Amber Butchart
Young woman with film camera. Courtesy: Ghetto Film School

New award offers support and platform to 10 artists, whose works will be screened at Frieze Los Angeles 2020

From clitoris avatars to deep fakes, the non-fiction moving image festival presents a novel use of cutting-edge technology    

By Neelam Tailor

‘Movies don’t change, and I do, and I don’t. Memory isn’t a choice and, like everyone, I forget way more than I can recall, necessarily.’

By Lynne Tillman

The Korean director’s win marks a return to the expected, after years of films with mixed critical and populist support taking the top prize

By Charles Bramesco
Tony Conrad performing Bowed Film, 1974. Courtesy: The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

With wit and gumption, the late artist broke with institutional proprietaries and pedigree to rethink art’s place in its community

By Shiv Kotecha

The first ENTOPIA release showcases the music of Kuro, a film by experimental pop musician Tujiko Noriko and graphic artist Joji Koyama

By Nathan Geyer