A heart-stopping group portrait, ’20th Century Women’ is a bittersweet existential triumph, expanding coming-of-age for every generation.
Ava DuVernay’s ’13th’ is an urgent, vital testament of black history; ‘Manchester by the Sea’, a devastating dramedy of grief. Our latest dispatch from New York Film Festival.
Our first dispatch from the 2016 New York Film Festival, Lena digs into the fragile and lunatic delights of Jim Jarmusch’s ‘Paterson’ and Joao Pedro Rodrigues’ ‘The Ornithologist’.
As Telluride by the Sea kicks off, Damien Chazelle’s Los Angeles musical ‘La La Land’ casts a kaleidoscopic spell that never lets go.
‘Always Shine’ is an intoxicating Lynch-by-De-Palma psychological study of female friendship, identity and the sexist exclusivity of celebrity.
As scattershot as could be expected, anthology film ‘Madly’ exudes a distinctly dreamy tone and sumptuous visual texture across six bewildering shorts.
‘The Lobster’ is a deliciously designed, achingly funny dissection of overly modernized concepts of love, and the damage they inflict upon the real thing.
An unexpectedly conventional film for Apichatong Weerasethakul, ‘Cemetery of Splendour’ feels teasingly mesmerizing, but too comfortable to astonish.
‘Arabian Nights, Vol. 3′ fully realizes profound, challenging empathy of Gomes’ trilogy, a culturally specific, yet universally compelling masterwork.
Despite its narrative restraint, ‘Arabian Nights: Vol. 2’ gathers profound political potency through piercing empathy for the socio-economically devastated.
‘Arabian Nights, Volume One’ kicks off Miguel Gomes’ immense Portuguese odyssey with furious creative energy and restless activism.
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.
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’.
The main slate lineup for the 2014 New York Film Festival features heavyweights like ‘Foxcatcher’ & art house attractions like ‘Clouds of Sils Maria’ alike.
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’