Editors’ Note: Hot

Editors’ Note: Hot

  From sweaty summer flicks and steamy sex scenes to fictional characters boiling with rage and real footage of our melting world (there’s a reason we’re releasing the HOT issue in December), filmmakers love to get audiences hot and bothered. But we also can’t...
A Conversation on  Summer 1993  with Director Carla Simón

A Conversation on Summer 1993 with Director Carla Simón

Season of sun, idle days and backless dresses, summer is a period of carnival, rebellion and vacation where time and space are turned upside-down, offering unique opportunities to experiment and develop. As such, summer provides an ideal backdrop for coming-of-age...
Barbra Streisand: Cinema of Attraction

Barbra Streisand: Cinema of Attraction

Barbra Streisand’s third directorial outing, The Mirror Has Two Faces (1996), thought of as a typical, self-indulgent romantic comedy, was not received favourably. A loose remake of the 1959 French film of the same name by André Cayette, Streisand’s version concerns...
Discourses of Desire in Claire Denis’ Vendredi soir

Discourses of Desire in Claire Denis’ Vendredi soir

Claire Denis’ latest film Let the Sunshine In, which follows the failed attempts at finding love by a middle-aged woman (tour de force Juliette Binoche), has been dubbed the “most empathic, heartfelt film of [Denis’] illustrious career.”[i] On account of its more...