Tag Archives: videogames

August 26

Michael Haneke and Benny’s Video 20 years on. (film review)

“My films are intended as polemical statements against the American ‘barrel down’ cinema and its dis-empowerment of the spectator. They are an appeal for a cinema of insistent questions instead of false (because too quick) answers, for clarifying distance in place of violating closeness, for provocation and dialogue instead of consumption and consensus.” — From […]

May 28

Computer Chess – Andrew Bujalski reminds us that Computers used to be exciting. (Sydney FF Film Review)

Computer Chess is currently playing at the Sydney Film Festival. ¬†You can grab your tickets here. Surely one of the most intensely disappointing aspects of the digital age is capitalism’s ability to domesticate it. It seems quaint now, but when we were first faced with the rapid expansion of computer technology and its mind-boggling abilities […]

May 07

The Room and The Roomsical – the worst film ever made moves to theatre. (Film and theatre review)

Have you seen The Room? It has the illustrious title of the worst film ever made, and yes – it is even worse than The Paperboy which is the worst film I have seen so far this year. The Room is considered to be the “Citizen Kane” of bad films, and like many things that […]