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Calendar, Night&Day <i>Jerichow</i>

Jerichow

Retooled noir with less pulp than its original source, Christian Petzold’s Jerichow wryly riffs on The Postman Always Rings Twice for late-capitalist Deutschland. Mostly cool where James M. Cain’s 1934 novel and the 1946 and 1981 film versions run hot,…
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Film, Love is a battlefield in the powerful <i>Postman</i> rethink, <i>Jerichow</i>

Love is a battlefield in the powerful Postman rethink, Jerichow

Retooled noir with less pulp than its original source, Christian Petzold's Jerichow wryly riffs on The Postman Always Rings Twice for late-capitalist Deutschland. Mostly cool where James M. Cain's 1934 novel and the 1946 and 1981 film versions run hot,…
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Film, Film Feature Biblical Proportions

Biblical Proportions

The most vital movie I ended up seeing at this year's Toronto International Film Festival didn't have its first screening until the festival's final day and is, in the words of its own creator, not a movie at all but…
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