Christoph Hochhausler

TIFF Countdown -7: A Dangerous Method / The Turin Horse / Dreileben

By cscope2 / September 1, 2011

Cinema Scope 48 Preview: A Dangerous Method (David Cronenberg, Canada/Germany) By Richard Porton The title of Russell Jacoby’s 1983 polemic, The Repression of Psychoanalysis, suggests that the radical implications of the Freudian tradition have become muddled in an era where nothing seems more safely middle-class than a session on the couch with the shrink of…

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SFIFF 2011: Encounters at the End of the World

By Adam Nayman / May 6, 2011

By Adam Nayman It was perhaps inevitable that my karaoke selection during a Jameson-soaked next-to-last-night party for the 54th San Francisco International Film Festival was “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It.” This year’s selection (or at least what I saw of it on an abbreviated jaunt for FIPRESCI jury duty) was…

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