More Complications: Films of the New French Extremity by Alexandra West

A Book Review by Alex Brannan. When James Quandt coined the term “New French Extremity” in a piece for ArtForum, he referred to such a naming as something a “critic truffle-snuffing for trends” might do (“Flesh and blood”). Perhaps to his own chagrin, he was snuffing in exactly the right place to spot the trend. … Continue reading More Complications: Films of the New French Extremity by Alexandra West