Author archives: Emily Best

  • A Monument to One Dead Pharaoh

  • What if we could generate a new mythology? What if we could find new stories, new role models, to help us reimagine what the film “industry” can become over the next decade? I, for one, am not interested in the mythology generated by a culture of scarcity—which is why I have a fundamental problem when independent film is treated like a springboard to help artists vault the studio walls. I don’t think independent films are calling cards. The major studios each make about a dozen widely-release[...]