Archive for December 2nd, 2009

Congrats Yet Again To Lynn Shelton

December 2, 2009

This time for being nominated for the Independent Spirit’s John Cassavetes Award.

Will she make it two in a row?

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Decade’s Watch List

December 2, 2009

As 2010 arrives many critics and curators are creating their top 10 lists of the decade. As we enter the decades final months I thought I’d start with my top ten directors to watch whose careers started this decade.

1.  Michelange Quay (EAT FOR THIS IS MY BODY)

2. Serge Bozon (LA FRANCE)

3. Albert Serra (HONOR DE CAVELLERIA, BIRD SONG)

4. Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige (A PERFECT DAY, I WANT TO SEE)

5. Miguel Gomes (OUR BELOVED MONTH OF AUGUST)

6. Anders Edström, C.W. Winter (THE ANCHORAGE)

7. Paz Encina (PARAGUAYAN HAMMOCK)

8. Barry Jenkins (MEDICINE FOR MELANCHOLY)

9. Lisandro Alonso (LA LIBERTAD, LIVERPOOL)

10. Xiaolu Guo (HOW IS YOUR FISH TODAY, SHE, A CHINESE)