Aaron Hillis

 

Aaron Hillis is a regular film contributor at Voice Media Group and its film partner, the Village Voice. VMG publications include LA Weekly, Denver Westword, Phoenix New Times, Miami New Times, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, Houston Press and Dallas Observer.

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  • Voyeuristically creeping cinematography, opaque plot twists, and unnerving sonic hums/whooshes/crackles may be hallmarks of that imprecise descriptor "Lynchian," but there's more substance than pastiche in performance artist and documentarian...

  • Gliding cameras and sustained tableaux showcase yard after yard of colorful fabric cascading down a drab gray wall like an otherworldly waterfall, and vats of gooey dye eye-pleasingly mixed as if Gerhard Richter were prepping his next canvas....

  • Too few biopics of larger-than-life artists have found the techniques — such as the radically kaleidoscopic storytelling of Todd Haynes' Dylan rumination, I'm Not There — to penetrate their subjects' mythic personas and...

  • At 88 years young, the rebel-shaman filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky has led an eclectic life and enjoyed a provocative career not easily encapsulated. His 1970 acid western, El Topo, crowned him godfather of the midnight-movie craze. His...

  • 4 months ago | Film and TV

    At 88 years young, the rebel-shaman filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky has led an eclectic life and enjoyed a provocative career not easily encapsulated. His 1970 acid western, El Topo, crowned him godfather of the midnight-movie craze. His pha...

  • Late in Lo and Behold, Reveries of the Connected World, his unsurprisingly wry, quizzical documentary survey on life inside and beside the virtual world, Werner Herzog stumps two brain researchers with a lyrical question in that instantly...

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