Saturday, August 17, 2019

Jake Gyllenhaal shines above superficial story in ‘Nightcrawler’ – a film...

A great teaser trailer released a few months back hinted that Nightcrawler would present a character study of a manic man determined to get a job...

Though beautiful to look at, ‘House of Pleasures’ presents dark picture...

Often depicted as a supplemental aspect used to illuminate a larger story in Hollywood movies, or, worse, as a joke, prostitution rarely receives a...

Brian Eno and the Lovely Bones

I had no idea Brian Eno composed the soundtrack to the Lovely Bones when I bought my ticket to see the movie last week....

‘Sleeping Beauty’ offers ominous exploration of the prostitution of the female...

The last film I can remember having left me feeling as puzzled and intrigued as Julia Leigh's Sleeping Beauty was Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide...

Film Review: 'After Lucia' holds unflinching lens to bullying

A bold and important film debuted in Miami during the Miami International Film Festival in March that only recently found a distributor. The Miami...

‘Oslo, August 31st:’ a film about those small wasted opportunities of...

At first, Joachim Trier's Oslo, August 31st might feel like an indulgent, meandering film filled with chatty people who cannot stop saying the obvious or...

Filmworker’s Leon Vitali on frustrating Kubrick myths and the director’s relationship...

Leon Vitali, Stanley Kubrick’s longtime assistant, has heard all of the fans’ conspiracy theories about his boss’ films, from the notion the Apollo moon...

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau talks about bringing personal experience to his role in...

It requires a subtle sort of acting to pull off the complex dynamic between the husband and wife at the center of the new...

'Wolf of Wall Street' is one nasty, vulgar film about nasty,...

Despite his status as a big time Hollywood director, Martin Scorsese deserves consideration as an auteur who can still assert his independent ethos 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...