The Missing Picture (2013)

Review first published by Film4 Synopsis Directed and co-written by Rithy Panh (S-21: The Khmer Rouge Killing Machine, 2002), this documentary fashions its truth about the Kampuchean killing fields from file footage and clay models. Review We might imagine history as a fixed, solid entity capable of being reassembled from archival material, but in fact truth…

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Interior. Leather Bar (2013)

To accompany a special double bill of Cruising and Interior. Leather Bar that Katherine McLaughlin, Martyn Conterio and I are presenting at the ICA on 15 Dec, here is my review of the latter. Sending straight cop Steve Burns (Al Pacino) undercover to investigate serial killings in the gay leather scene of Brooklyn’s Meatpacking District,…