Essay

Uncharted Territory

By José Teodoro

Emotional logic prevails in Claire Denis’s L’Intrus, inviting us to share its itinerant protagonist’s unmoored state.

Essay

The Two Faces of Suture

By José Teodoro

Driven by a striking lead performance and a bold and unusual approach to race, the noirish first feature by filmmaking duo David Siegel and Scott McGehee recalls a time when sharp, inventive indie output wasn’t an exception to the rule.

Essay

The Collective Creation of Christopher’s Movie Matinee

By José Teodoro

How a director turned the reins of a documentary made at the height of the late ’60s counterculture movement over to a group of Toronto youth eager to tell their own story.