Just a year after releasing his previous In the Shape of a Storm, Seattle’s unstoppable bard Damien Jurado is back with his 15th album What’s New, Tomboy?, which unsteadily walks the tightrope between artless simplicity and blandness.Read More
With its echoes of Inside Llewyn Davis and Once, Josh David Jordan’s debut feature This World Won’t Break sets the unknown singer-songwriter’s struggle for recognition in the hot, dusty hues of the director’s hometown Dallas, Texas. The Fountain (TF) caught up with Jordan to chat about lessons learned, family projects and why making it big doesn’t necessarily prove you’re a great artist.Read More
Australian director Peter Sant’s Maltese-language debut feature Of Time and the Sea, which follows a small family living underground on a mysterious island, boasts gorgeous cinematography and reuses various abandoned filmsets dotted all over Malta. Talking to The Fountain, Sant shares his thoughts on genre, cinematography as a means of storytelling and the power of film.Read More
With trademark cut-glass precision and restraint, English poet Lavinia Greenlaw returns with The Build Moment, where she processes her father’s descent into Alzheimer’s disease and the effects of loss on our memories, daily perceptions and sense of self.Read More
Technically masterful but narratively opaque, Australian director Peter Sant’s Maltese-language debut feature Of Time and the Sea (Ba?ar ?mien) is steeped in enigma so thick you can’t see through until the end. Part post-apocalyptic fable, part avantgarde rumination on existential themes, Sant’s struggle to create a meaningful message is both hypnotic and rambling.Read More
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