Fosse Time

On Film / Visual Analysis — Sep 25, 2014

All That Jazz echoes the tropes of the classic backstage movie musical, but it’s also a groundbreaking work of cinema, thanks largely to Bob Fosse and editor Alan Heim’s avant-garde approach to editing. In this Criterion video essay, critic Matt Zoller Seitz explores Fosse and Heim’s astonishing and effective methods.