Contributor Sean Duffy examines Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang’s critically acclaimed new Netflix show Master of None in a new cinematic essay.
Part of our ongoing From the Videotheque Vault series, contributor Sean Duffy takes a look at Todd Haynes’ long out-of-print debut short film, Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story.
Contributor Sean Duffy takes a look at the culture of film projection in Chicago, fronted by the Northwest Chicago Film Society’s Celluloid Chicago Blog.
Just in time for Halloween, contributor Sean Duffy takes a look at Alex Gibney’s startling expose of the Church of Scientology, Going Clear, through the format of a video essay.
Part of our ongoing Film Portal series, Janelle Domek brings us Peggy Ahwesh’s psychological horror short Nocturne (1998), a film that redefines gender roles in horror while investigating the nature of life, sex, and death.
Part of our ongoing Film Portal series, Sean Duffy takes a look at an early short film by Jean-Luc Godard, All the Boys are Named Patrick, and its critique of American cinema and culture.
Keep summer alive with your very own DIY Facets Kids Movie in the Park! Katy Moravec brings us some tips and tricks create your very own magical night under the stars.
Part two of a three part essay entitled In Defense of Intentional Media: On Consciousness, Entertainment, and the Detriments of Streaming, “Film as Food” shifts the discussion from McLuhan to McDonald’s, constructing an extended metaphor for unhealthy media habits from the increasingly-prevalent fast food model. Part one of the essay can be accessed here.
Resident Video is a monthly series that provides exclusive access to short films from emerging artists. The second installment is Matt Spevack and Joey Fishman’s A White Suit, a film about existence, isolation, and several gallons of juice.
Highlighting world cinema’s predominant view of marriage as just short of apocalyptic, Mike LeSuer lists thirteen films to stay far, far away from before tying the knot.