The Skin Storm | Sex In Film

By DDR | Their Bated Breath Has any film in the last 49 years, since the dissipation of the Production Code, truly taken on the singular topic of sex and made it transcendent? Is there a film that manages to encompass the erotic, the rich tapestry of sexual thought, the outward complexity and introspective nature of…

Certified Copy: The Quest For the Real

By DDR | Their Bated Breath | The Fade Out “Certified Copy” by Abbas Kiarostami IFC Films (This film appears on Criterion’s channel, Filmstruck, today with supplements.) Abbas Kiarostami’s “Certified Copy” is about life and art, truth and fiction, change and stagnation, love and marriage. The film calls into question the value of things. It’s an…