Critical analysis of films that deserve your special attention. Whilst the sections for Tarkovsky and Bergman suggest themselves, I also decided to dedicate separate spaces for contemporary directors whose work I admire.
Andrei Tarkovsky: In revision.
Ingmar Bergman: In preparation.
Nicolas Winding Refn: The article on his divisive masterpiece, Only God Forgives, has been published. The next article is in preparation.
Lynn Ramsay: In preparation.
Park Chan-wook: The article on The Handmaiden is reprinted from The Book II of Dreambook.
Steve McQueen: The article on Shame is published.
Tomas Alfredson: The article on Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy is published. The second article is in preparation.
Sally Potter: In preparation.
Derek Cianfrance: In preparation.
Bong Joon-ho: In preparation.
Michael Haneke: In preparation.
Sarah Polley: In preparation. In this section, we focus on Polley’s directorial work. Polley’s acting work may be analysed within dedicated articles if they offer insights into Polley’s development as a director.
Cate Shortland: In preparation.
Andrey Zvyagintsev: The article on Leviathan is reprinted from The Book I of Dreambook.
Either/Or: The fist article is on Alex Garland’s directorial debut, Ex Machina. The second particle is the first of a two-part essay on a BBC radio drama, Copenhagen. The part II is in preparation. To see a specific article, please go to the page, Coda, and click Either/Or. You will find the direct link to individual articles.