Cult documentaries

  We’ve all seen those lists: “10 Cult films you have to watch!!!”, “5 of the best cult films ever!!!”, “You’re not a true film-lover until you’ve seen these cult films!!!”. Donnie Darko, The Big Lebowski, Fight Club, The Room, I’ve seen those lists and I am no longer impressed. What I personally would likeContinue reading “Cult documentaries”

Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky

What happens when one of the greatest thinkers of the 20th century and one of the dreamiest film directors of the 21st century meet each other? That is the starting point of the quirky documentary Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?, in which director Michel Gondry (Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)) employsContinue reading “Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? An Animated Conversation with Noam Chomsky”

In Preparation of IDFA: Reviewing a Six Year Relationship

There has never been a festival that I have established such a love-hate relationship with as much as I have with IDFA (International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam). When I was younger I had to review a cultural activity for a school assignment and my teacher was handing out these flyers for DOC U, a programContinue reading “In Preparation of IDFA: Reviewing a Six Year Relationship”