Film · Neon Genesis Evangelion · Television

Thoughts on: Hideaki Anno’s ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ (eps 13-16)

These next four episodes are split two ways again, 13 and 15 seem to be interested in drilling down into objective reality, 14 and 16 go in the exact opposite direction, interrogating these character’s subjectivity. It feels odd to describe them out of order like this, but it’s really the only way that writing like this is going to flow.

Film · Review

Thoughts on: Peter Strickland’s Cinema

I didn’t get the chance to interview Peter Strickland,  but after a recent pre-release screening of In Fabric I was able to ask him what influenced the film’s sound design aesthetic. ‘Well,’ he answered, ‘I’d been watching a lot of those Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response videos — I think they call them ASMR — and really wanted to make one of my own.’