Friday, September 18, 2020

An interview with the director of 'the Act of Killing'; more...

After the Act of Killing’s director Joshua Oppenheimer began talking with several survivors of a killing spree in Indonesia following a coup d'état that left over...

Where to Invade Next reveals there is little heroism to found...

If you like to see your progressive values affirmed with a dash of cynical self-important humor, then you will love Michael Moore's Where to Invade Next....

‘Side By Side’ presents close examination of digital’s quiet conquest over...

The documentary Side By Side is a film for the cinephiles still trying to come to terms with the end of film cameras and...

Jim Jarmusch’s ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ presents complex, enthralling portrait of...

Only Lovers Left Alive, the long-awaited vampire drama by Jim Jarmusch, has to be one of the better date movies I've seen in a...

Whit Stillman and I reconsider my negative review of ‘Damsels In...

In the second part of my conversation with filmmaker Whit Stillman (this is continued from: A cup of coffee in which director Whit Stillman and I...

The Florida Film Critics Circle announce `12 Years a Slave' big...

Today, the Florida Film Critics Circle announced its awards for the best of the best in cinema in 2013. Steve McQueen's 12 Years a Slave received...

Big Eyes, a strong return to intimate weirdo dreamer drama for...

With Big Eyes, director Tim Burton refreshingly returns to more intimate filmmaking and away from the fantasy-enhanced world of his recent movies. Films like Alice In...

‘The Connection’ (1962) explores the agony and ecstasy of men waiting...

Even in today’s “progressive” society, women directors are still considered an anomaly in the world of filmmaking. This brief interview, shot not too long...

Oscar-nominated A War presents subtle anti-war message — a film review

The Oscar-nominated film from Danish writer-director Tobias Lindhol, A War (Krigen) probably stands as the most subdued entry into the mix of foreign language films...

Land and Shade: the ties that bind, love, belonging and family...

One of the most powerful films you will see this year is Land and Shade (Tierra y Sombra). The 2015 winner of the prestigious Cannes...