Vivid, intense and necessarily wrenching, ‘BPM: Beats Per Minute’ brings ACT UP’s AIDS activism to pulsating, searing life amidst death.
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While we’re covering the 2017 New York Film Festival, keep an eye on our regularly updated diary of opinions and articles from the fest.
NYFF sidebar films ‘Occidental’, ‘El mar la mar’ and ‘Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?’ manifest prejudice & empathy strikingly inventive ways.
NYFF Projections doc ‘Good Luck’ and Main Slate thriller ‘Western’ both focus on the physical, political and psychological tolls of commissioned labor.
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’.
‘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.
Before stating its socio-political points too bluntly in its 3rd act, ‘Mountains May Depart’ is an explosively opulent, yet emotionally wrenching melodrama.
With New York Film Festival 2015 upon us, Lena previews the best the festival has to offer, with live updates as the festival continues.
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.
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.
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.