- By Shaun Munro
- May 19, 2013
Chinese auteur Jia Zhang-ke delivers the first verifiable dud of the Cannes Film Festival’s In Competition banner this year with A Touch of Sin, a four-part tableau examining the rife inequality cutting throughout the country’s society and how it so frequently bursts into violence. Despite the occasional moment of visceral...
There has been a heated debate happening in the world of art cinema criticism, from the printed words of Sight and Sound to the blogspots of grad students, about the status and function of a continually dominating aesthetic known as slow cinema. The discussion basically goes like this: on one...