Center Stage, Irma Vep and Flowers of Shanghai considered in light of Walter Benjamin's 'aura'.
A solid and fascinating account of the ideas at play in Hou's cinema, and their relation to Mizoguchi.
The Unkindest Cut of All? Some Reflections on the Recent Cinematic Release of the Uncut Version of Nagisa Oshima’s Ai no corrida (1976)
A monumental moment in world cinema considered.