Erika Balsom is a scholar and critic based in London, working on cinema, art and their intersection. She is a senior lecturer in Film Studies at King’s College London and holds a PhD in Modern Culture and Media from Brown University.
The blurred lines of work and life, of bourgeois culture and ethics, play out through the entanglements of Guillaume Canet and Juliette Binoche’s literary couple in this verbose but many-layered parable, writes Erika Balsom.
Godard’s multifaceted essay film revels in the mobility and mutability of imagery in the 21st century, uncovering the violence of representation but always searching for hope in a cacophonous world, writes Erika Balsom.
The Argentinian filmmaker brought her colonial-era costume fever dream to the London Film Festival, and in a following screen talk explained her invitation to the audience to submerge themselves in its voluminous conception of time, reports Erika Balsom.