Author Archives: robchristopher

3 things about Jean-Luc Godard’s THE IMAGE BOOK

The Image Book [2018] 1. “Brecht said in reality only a fragment carries the mark of authenticity.” 2. Joan interrupted. 3. Phlegmy cough in surround sound.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

3 things about Alfred Hitchcock’s FRENZY

Frenzy [1972] 1. Potato cunnilingus. 2. The way she pronounces it “tuh-quil-uh.” 3. Beating a dead corpse.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

3 things about Roger Corman’s HOUSE OF USHER

House of Usher [1960] 1. Blonde Vincent Price. 2. “Still here? I suggest you leave, Mr. Winthrop. No? Then perish with us.” 3. Those paintings!

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

3 things about Edgar G. Ulmer’s THE STRANGE WOMAN

The Strange Woman [1946] 1. She seductively shows off the bruises from her father’s beating. 2. “But … the rain. You know what happens to the roads in the rain.” “Yes. They get very muddy, but they don’t change the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

3 things about Laurie Anderson’s HEART OF A DOG

Heart of a Dog [2015] 1. Painting with static electricity. 2. Mother meditation. 3. To feel sad without being sad. 3 other things.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

3 things about Dome Karukoski’s TOM OF FINLAND

Tom of Finland [2017] 1. A motorcycle club without motorcycles. 2. Chasing the rabbit around the hospital room. 3. “Almost everyone is like us in California.”

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

New ROY’S WORLD podcast.

I had the pleasure to chat with Harrison Sherrod about Roy’s World: Barry Gifford’s Chicago for the newest episode of the CINE-FILE podcast. Check it out!

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment