I think all films should be labeled experimental for an art form that is only 125 years old. The idea that we’re not experimenting with the art form anymore is depressing.—⁠Mark Jenkin
Mia, Brian and Gemma discuss their fave noms and gongs from the latest guild shortlists. A quick look at the Golden Globes, the EE BAFTA Rising Star award public voting is open! And it’s animation time: Turning Red director Domee Shi has a message for the Letterboxd community, and we go deep on Akira Kurosawa, Ingmar Bergman and Sergio Leone with Puss in Boots: The Last Wish director Joel Crawford. Then, we re-evaluate the 1976 Best Director Oscar lineup.