Gondry seems to conclude that when we watch animation we are more conscious of the effort it took to create (and therefore of the presence of the artist) than when we watch live-action film. He’s not wrong.
For the first in a series of Animated Streaming Picks, Kyle Johnson reviews Francisco Trueba's visually and sonically resplendent jazz romance.
Quincy DeYoung recommends Lena Dunham's feature Tiny Furniture, now streaming on Netflix.
Caleb Oldham reviews Jean Rouch and Edgar Morin's classic documentary, now streaming on Hulu Plus.
Joseph Pomp highlights some past NYFF titles now streaming on Netflix Instant.
Quincy DeYoung recommends Sean Durkin's 2011quiet thriller, now streaming on HBOGO.
Lizzie Rodgers reviews Nicolas Winding Refn's 2011 film, available for streaming on Netflix.
Lili Safon reviews Chan-wook Park's 2006 film "I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK," now available for streaming on Netflix.
Olivia Domba recommends Yorgos Lanthimos’ most recent feature, now streaming on Netflix.
Ella Coon reviews an early film by Stanley Kubrick, available on Netflix Instant.