Flipside: extreme male anxiety

The latest pair of releases from the BFI’s Flipside series offer a fascinating snapshot of what was happening to the male sense of identity at the height of the feminist impact on filmmaking in the ’70s and early ’80s. While people like Sally Potter, Lizzie Borden and Marleen Gorris were dissecting and reformulating the ways […]

Blasts from the past

Recent miscellaneous viewing, part three

DVD of the Week: Petropolis (2009)

Marcel Pagnol’s The Baker’s Wife (1938):
Criterion Blu-ray review

Recent viewing, May-June 2016, part one