Based on a True Story: Hitchcock Between Reality and Subjectivity

|Malcolm Cooke| At the start of The Wrong Man, a darkly silhouetted Alfred Hitchcock declares this film is different from all the ones he has made before: this story is true, and he intends to tell it with clinical accuracy. Hitchcock takes this task seriously, so seriously in fact that critic… Continue reading

A Shaman’s Eyes: The Many Perspectives in the True Story of an Elusive Killer in Bong Joon-ho’s Memories of Murder

|Dan Howard| My first foray into Bong Joon-Ho’s unparalleled cinematic mind was at the very start of the COVID-19 shutdown. While confined to my home like everyone else, I took the opportunity to catch up on some movies I hadn’t seen, and Parasite was one of the first films… Continue reading