There’s possibly no other living director as in sync with the politics of touch as Claire Denis.
I know Alex Ross Perry from the movies, from seeing him at repertory screenings in New York.
Vincent Gallo’s high-pitched whine is back in full force for his latest effort to seize the title of cinema’s great, obnoxious total filmmaker from Jerry Lewis.
The film is drunk on the possibilities of cinema in a way that’s rare and essential. A sparkling Blu-ray transfer makes it a must-see.
Someday this fascinating curio by a major European filmmaker will get its full due.
Trouble Every Day is quite possibly Claire Denis’s most challenging and unsettling film, both utterly typical of her approach and yet also a true outlier in her career.
Perhaps Claire Denis’s most approachable mix of humanism and erotic meditation.
The film meditates on the myriad permutations of love and sensuality, from familial longings to food fetishes.
It demonstrates director Claire Denis’s signature obsession with the human body, cultural rifts and the permissions of sex.