Female Trouble: Spare Me Your Morals
John Waters’ favorite among his early works is both an assault on political correctness and a no-holds-barred expression of gay militancy.
A Hollis Frampton Odyssey: Nostalgia for an Age Yet to Come
Among the most widely seen photographs of Hollis Frampton is one of him as a young man, a self-portrait taken in 1959, if we are to trust the narration he composed to accompany its inclusion in his 1971 film (nostalgia). In the image, Frampton sits a…
World on a Wire: The Hall of Mirrors
Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s only work of science fiction, World on a Wire (1973) is surely one of the most obscure items among the forty-odd titles that constitute his filmography. Originally a two-part miniseries broadcast on West German televisi…