The film has turned out to be resistant to modern techniques of film criticism.
The Immortal Story 6/01/18
In the marvellous scene where Clay, getting the better of Elishama and the prophet Isaiah, sets into motion his plan for staging a story in the real world, you get a sense of the coldness and loneliness of the old man; its as if hes speaking from beyond the grave.
F for Fake 5/27/18
There were, of course, good (and even great) films between Kane and F for Fake, but they could only carry cinema further along with the same grammar, which is all right, but film is a living language so it, like all such, must be continuously changing.
Bicycle Thieves 9/12/16
He doesn't listen to the cin tes who say words are secondary in film; it takes a literary mind to move a film from the blind alley it's driven into by technicians.