Frida writing team member Austin Jaye examines the unsettling “anti-nostalgia” underlying Skinamarink.
Frida writing team member Austin Jaye reviews Queens of the Qing Dynasty for the 60th New York Film Festival.
Frida writing team member Austin Jaye dives into the digital rabbit hole of Jane Schoenbrun’s Sundance breakout, We’re All Going to the World’s Fair.
Frida writing team member Austin Jaye takes on Out of the Blue, Dennis Hopper’s 1980 family drama.
Frida writing team member Austin Jaye pays tribute to Peter Bogdanovich, the New Hollywood maverick who passed away this week.
A dive into the work of Tom Green and the legacy left behind in the twenty years since his infamous 2001 “comedy”. Prepare the sausage.
“Much more than an enigma to be cracked, Mulholland Drive takes as its subject the very act of solving: the pleasurable and perilous, essential and absurd process of making narrative sense, of needing and creating meaning. Whether or not they explicitly pose the question, Lynch’s late films ponder the role of story at times when reality itself can seem out of joint.” — Dennis Lim, ‘The Man From Another Place’, 2015
A poem written in response to Lee Issac Chung’s 2020 Sundance breakout.
It has been twenty years since the release of Henry Selick’s 2001 fantasy comedy. Austin Jaye goes Down Town in a deep look at the film and its history.
A personal poem delving into the power of Hal Ashby’s 1971 dark comic masterwork.
Austin Jaye dives into all five soundtracks of The Twilight Saga, including all the Paramore you could ever need in one lifetime.
Austin Jaye evaluates Ron Howard’s Dr. Seuss adaptation on its twentieth anniversary — and ponders whether or not it has stood the test of time.
A dive into the legacy left behind by musician Harold Budd, and two of his film scores that offer a glimpse into his distinctive sound.