Medium Cool: Criterion Collection

May 30, 2013

Haskell Wexler’s Medium Cool (1969) is a prime example of cinema verite with its fusion of documentary and narrative filmmaking to create an immediacy and authenticity. He is a legendary cinematographer by trade (Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, In... 

Mulholland Drive

October 1, 2003

‘Academy Award Nominee!’ screams the front cover of the DVD, and rightly so. The fact that Lynch lost out the title of Best Director to Ron ‘Splash’ Howard in the 2002 Oscar race is neither here nor there. What do the academy know...