WATCH FOR FREE: Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s “Bright Future”
Premiering at Cannes 20 years ago this month, at a time when Kurosawa was still hotly associated with horror, Bright Future (available to watch free this month on Fandor!) flirts with genre elements and an ambient, shadowy tone of vaguely defined anxiety, but with an often-deadpan vibe that aligns it with slacker comedies.
Fandor Exclusive: “Old Flame”
Making its exclusive streaming premiere on Fandor, Christopher Denham’s sly two-hander OLD FLAME could be called a psychological thriller, although it begins innocently enough as what looks like a lovers-reunion comedy.
INTERVIEW: Pete Ohs on “Jethica”
Beyond a doubt one of the year’s most original indie films—DIY or otherwise—the offbeat thriller-slash-supernatural-comedy-of-sorts Jethica savvily snatches the rug out from under all kinds …
INTERVIEW: Alex Phillips on “All Jacked Up and Full of Worms”
Like some punk-rock answer to CRIMES OF THE FUTURE, the sex, drug and body horror revels of a back-alley cabal of hallucinogenic worm-eaters in ALL JACKED UP AND FULL OF WORMS conjure a bizarre underground culture literally exploding with transgressive hijinks. Keyframe recently met Phillips for a brief Zoom chat to get wormy and weird.
INTERVIEW: Shane Brady on “Breathing Happy”
BREATHING HAPPY writer-director-star spoke with Keyframe about the unusual way he financed his trippy Christmastime addiction drama, how he draws on intense physical trauma from his youth in creating Dylan’s story, and happy accidents.
INTERVIEW: Joseph Sackett on “Homebody”
Now streaming exclusively on Fandor, the genderqueer body-swap comedy HOMEBODY is the debut feature from writer-director Joseph Sackett, who took inspiration from his own childhood fantasies, applying a personal touch that is at once tenderly observant of its young protagonist’s imaginative landscape and alert to all the manic possibilities suggested by the premise.
Fandor Exclusive: “Sell/Buy/Date”
What’s that adage about when life gives you lemons? Sarah Jones offers a fresh-squeezed case study. The playwright, actress and poet launched her career out …
Hot Fandor Summer: 8 to Watch
As we dive headlong and heedlessly into the very swamp of August, streets on fire and cooling systems sputtering on the brink of collapse, what better recourse than to embrace the heatwave with open arms and check out these summer-themed Fandor favorites.