Under-seen films by Catherine Breillat, Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Foreign Correspondence’ and James Gray’s ‘Two Lovers’ top this week’s New on Mubi selections.
Starting a new series reviewing the newest films on streaming service Mubi, we peruse the documentary joys and pains of ‘Actress’, ‘Leviathan’ and more.
In today’s Quick Takes, thoughts on ‘It Follows” hyper-sensitive horror, ‘Avengers” oppressive patriarchy and ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’s aesthetic exhaustion.
Lena reflects on Peter Strickland sensuous and scented ‘The Duke of Burgundy’, Don Hertzfeldt’s playfully melancholic ‘World of Tomorrow’ and more.
Lena reflects on 2015’s January and March releases, feat. ‘Paddington’, ‘Broad City’, botched Shakespeare, demon snowballs, and HBO’s ‘Looking’.
In our latest Quick Takes, we catch up with ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’, ‘Muppets Most Wanted’, ‘Captain America’, ‘Enemy’ and a fascinating experimental doc.
In case you’ve zoned out of 2014 so far, we’ve got you covered with Quick Takes of the year’s notable studio films, from ‘Non-Stop’ to ‘RoboCop’.
Duncan reviews November’s most notable films, from ‘Hunger Games’ to ‘Ender’s Game’ to love games in ‘Enough Said’ to Marvel’s coy game with audiences.
Brief reviews of two 2013 theatrical releases and one show from a couple years ago.
Duncan reflects on 2013’s most haunting indie horror films like ‘Stoker’ and ‘Berberian Sound Studio’, as well as his thoughts on ‘Fruitvale Station’.
Hilary dishes on last year’s oscar-winning documentary, this summer’s popcorn blockbuster, and the newest series from Netflix.
We assess and review the cinematic power of such documentaries as ’20 Feet From Stardom’, ‘Call Me Kuchu’, ‘We Steal Secrets’ & ‘Leviathan’.
Duncan gives his short thoughts on indie hits like ‘Frances Ha’ and ‘Stories We Tell’ and overrated mainstream fodder like Jackie Robinson drama ’42’.
Reviews of The Angels’ Share, Oblivion, Trance, The Great Gatsby, Star Trek Into Darkness, Manhattan, and many more.
Back from Grad School, Justin shares his brief thoughts on Blancanieves, Spring Breakers, Jurassic Park 3D and much more!
Duncan dishes in on ‘The Kings of Summer’, ‘It Felt Like Love’, ‘Rules of the Game’, and ‘Central Park Five’ at the premiere Monadnock Film Festival.
G Clark discusses recent viewings of ‘Lawrence of Arabia,’ ‘Pearl Harbor,’ and ‘Happy Together’ in this week’s Quick Takes.
This week’s Quick Takes feature G Clark’s hyper-intelligent musings on Apatow’s latest flick, an undervalued Altman, and an overlooked silent classic.
This week’s Quick Takes peers in on four overrated or undervalued films of the 1960s.
Brief reviews of four films from the 2010s and 1930s.