Sunday, November 29, 2020

Phantom Thread shows how love transcends tension of power dynamics —...

Phantom Thread, the new film by Paul Thomas Anderson, is all that you want in a love story but nothing you'd expect. With every...

2009 top 23 films

Since the end of the year is upon on us, and the lists are starting to pop up in all sorts of media, here is...

Colossal is a creative idea turned into a colossal mess —...

It’s very important to recognize that the Spanish filmmaker Nacho Vigalondo is making worthy inroads into Hollywood by staying original and true to his...

The Third Murder uses stories to subvert what may be true

With The Third Murder, Japanese writer-director Hirokazu Kore-eda turns from his usual examination of family dynamics to something more nebulous. As much as the...

Phoenix offers a potent mystery hidden in plain sight by playing...

A mystery movie doesn’t always need to have its mysteries hidden away, obliging itself to constantly stringing along the audience with questions and twists....

New restoration of ‘A Trip to the Moon’ heads to cinemas...

It has been almost 20 years since an original, hand-colored print was discovered of George Méliès’ Le Voyage dans la Lune (A Trip to...

The Lobster offers brilliant satire of the corrupted expectations of human...

Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos burst onto the International film scene in 2009 with the disturbing, Oscar-nominated family drama Dogtooth. There was no way it...

Hunt for the Wilderpeople: your hunt for a smart comedy is...

While the odd couple trope has been done before, in Hunt for the Wilderpeople, actor/writer/director Taika Waititi is able to breathe new life into the genre...

The best films of 2015 … so far — by Hans...

We are a bit past the halfway point, and the lists of what are so far the best movies of 2015 are already popping up. Here's...

John David Washington on being a child actor for ‘Uncle Spike’...

When actor John David Washington thinks back to the first Spike Lee film set he ever worked on, the BlacKkKlansman star says his direction...