Lost Classic Reviews

Lost Classic: Seconds (John Frankenheimer, 1966)

Paranoia is a commodity rich with cinematic potential, but few pictures have mined it with such bleak and powerful unease as Seconds (1966). Ostensibly a work of science fiction, John Frankenheimer’s chilling dystopian nightmare addresses themes that, if anything, are more timely now than they were in the so-called Swinging Sixties. Our fear of aging […]

Feature On Location

Brazil: 5 x Favela, Now by Ourselves (Amaral, Barcelos, Bezerra, Carneiro, Felha, Novais, Vidigal, 2010)

The favela is still seen as a place of deprivation and negativity…