The Strange Powers of Stephin Merritt
"The light reflecting off the mirror ball looks like a thousand swirling eyes..."
Jason Bailey on “Author Selects”
In our second installment, we hear from an expert on New York City cinema.
Existential Crises, the State of Streaming, and OVID
Level Five, Chris Marker (1997)
Abortion, Kansas, and What Lies Ahead
Photo credit: Kit Doyle, Religion News Service
Introducing “Author Selects”
In our first episode, we are joined by a renowned horror scholar.
Richard Brody on “The Sorrow and the Pity”
"Its main story is that France has been telling itself a story."
Father’s Day, Juneteenth, and some music
Sunday is Juneteenth, a day to honor the emancipation of enslaved African Americans and to celebrate African American culture. While Juneteenth has been celebrated in the United States since 1865, it was not until 2021 that Juneteenth was formally recognized as a federal holiday. If you are looking for something to watch this weekend, OVID’s […]
Donal Foreman on “The Image You Missed”
"Your nationality starts to feel like a more important part of you when you’re away from home.”
Free Cinema, Ken Russell, and the Teddy Girls
image credit: TopFoto/Ken Russell
Two Films by Lina Wertmüller
Two films from an iconoclast and proud cinematic outlaw.