Movie Diary 8/11/2011

Beau Travail (Claire Denis, 1999). A movie that grows on re-viewing, a weave of shimmering surfaces and sounds. Its focus on the human body as a field of play will factor into an upcoming talk at the Frye Art Museum, on August 21 at 2 p.m. Details here

At What a Feeling!, the Eighties cavalcade includes a phenomenon epitomized by Ernest Goes to Camp.