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’
A fledgling New England Film Festival finds itself stronger, if still significantly improvable, in its 2nd year. We grade the best & worst films.
The 2014 Cannes Film Festival lineup is fully decked out with stars and auteurs alike, from Binoche to Tatum; Dolan to Godard; Cronenberg to Dreamworks.
A drop-off from last year’s schedule, ‘Grace of Monaco’ is back in the spotlight after being announced as this year’s Cannes opening night film.
Who’s ready for the 2014 festival blitz? Berlin has kicked off anticipation in choosing Wes Anderson’s ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel’ to open their 2014 festival.
With love for cats, corn and mustaches, Duncan wraps up his time at New York Film Festival 2013 by listing the 10 best films of the fest!
’12 Years a Slave’ is as universally resonant as it is fiercely demanding, a landmark of open daylight injustice stretched irrepressibly across the screen.
Alex will be screening films like ‘Nebraska’ and ‘August: Osage County’ at this year’s TCFF.