I'm a freelance writer examining fresh perspectives and unsung legacies in music, film and the arts, with a penchant for fantastical cinema and synthesizers.
The "Undervalued Gesture" in the Lens of Babette Mangolte
Behind the lens that shot Chantal Akerman’s iconic Jeanne Dielman, 23, Quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles (1975) is camerawoman and filmmaker Babette Mangolte.
Isabelle Huppert's Double Gaze
It's not merely the nature of the actress's characters that sets her apart, it's the thought-provoking ambiguities she riddles them with.
Kate Bush's cinema of sound | Dazed
As she releases her long-awaited Before The Dawn live album, we explore the musician’s longstanding desire to tie together the worlds of music and film.
THE HANDMAIDEN by GASLIGHT | Keyframe
The Handmaiden is a unique, complex new entry in gothic storytelling that recalls the dense subtext and filmic innovations of its predecessors like Gaslight, a film that seventy years later still confounds viewers.