Writer & co-curator @ thebigship.org
the slick, mechanic language of the internet pervades the muddy grain of the 16mm as Zola swims in the noisy heat of Florida’s nights — notifications flicker into the sound design, twitter speak invades the dialogue and as the digital and analogue become more and more entwined the messier it becomes. it’s the culmination of a decade that began with The Social Network, and has ended in the climax of a cinema painted with light and pixels
mica levi is the most perfect pairing of composer to film ever
beautifully made. after apocalypse now, cinema had broken coppola and it seems coppola set out for vengeance, attempting to break cinema right back.
exactly what a tom waits musical romance sounds like. a bukowski stained night at the movies... “we’ve been saying goodbye for years, Hank.”