Encapsulating the garage music scene without losing itself to it, ‘Eden’ is a luminous, heartrending film about the life-altering pitfalls of passion.
Paul Thomas Anderson’s ‘Inherent Vice’ is an intriguing, riotous dope noir that nonetheless feels emotionally inaccessible.
NYFF debuts ‘The Blue Room’ and ‘Saint Laurent’ delve into sexual passions and consequences with more allure for their capacities.
Kicking off our NYFF coverage, ”71′ is as absorbing and vibrant as a thriller as it is an encapsulation of Irish desperation & resistance.
‘The Boxtrolls’ is another dazzling step forward for Laika, an immaculately crafted, socially challenging and often delightful piece of stop-motion magic.
As the 2014 New York Film Festival takes off, we previews the most anticipated and intriguing titles we’ll see, from ‘Inherent Vice’ to ‘Eden’.
With Venice, Telluride and Toronto behind us, we weigh in on our expectations, predictions and mysteries for this coming Oscar season.
As quietly thrilling as it is frustrating, Kelly Reichardt’s ‘Night Moves’ is a deliberate inversion of our expectations for a paranoid eco-thriller.
An optimistic little sister to ‘Once’, John Carney packs indie pop enthusiasm into the effortlessly charming and nurturing ‘Begin Again’.
We take a moment to remember Robin Williams, his best work, the hard times, and the grateful humility he so beautifully embodied.
The main slate lineup for the 2014 New York Film Festival features heavyweights like ‘Foxcatcher’ & art house attractions like ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’ alike.
We take out our cinematic microscopes to go ‘Under the Skin’ of one of 2014′s most visually audacious and impressive films so far.
The 2014 revision of Alex*s all-time top 200 comes in a new format!
We look back at Francois Truffaut’s powerful debut ‘The 400 Blows’ and ask whether his Antoine Doinel follow-ups sacrificed its bleak staying power.
July at the movies, we bid adieu to cinema legends Philip Seymour Hoffman & Roger Ebert, live a childhood with ‘Boyhood’ & relish seniority with ‘Land Ho’!
BAMcinemaFest takes a strange turn with abstract comic sci-fi ‘For the Plasma’ & Josephine Decker’s off-putting ranch thriller ‘Thou Wast Mild and Lovely’.
Obsessive men cyber-stalk in paranoid romance ‘The Heart Machine’ and supernatural torment in psychological horror ‘Ellie Lumme’ as BAMcinemaFest continues.
BAMcinemaFest continues with Brooklyn-set screwball caper ‘Wild Canaries’ and the more haunting, ‘Fargo’-infused adventure of ‘Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter’.
Our coverage of BAMcinemaFest begins with our review of Desiree Akhavan’s ‘Appropriate Behavior’, a riotously anti-PC, Persian bisexual riff on ‘Annie Hall’
‘Palo Alto’ and ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ both look into the heart of teen traumas, one using tearjerker melodrama, the other seeking genuine feeling.