Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Up-dated with new screening dates at local art houses.

‘The Names of Love’ sacrifices theme for quirk

The Names of Love (Le nom des gens) is a film so obsessed with being cutesy it drowns out its message in an overreaching...

We the Animals delivers honesty in director Jeremiah Zagar’s raw approach...

Suffused in earthy atmosphere, director Jeremiah Zagar's meticulous yet breezy feature film debut We the Animals is a worthy adaptation of Justin Torres’ smart, savage...

Happy End: Apathy as melodrama never felt so dull — a...

Though still celebrated for his dark observations of human nature in the ‘90s, Austrian director Michael Haneke has made some strong movies in his...

Winter Sleep explores perceptions with potent, subtle range of character development

Let's be honest about Winter Sleep, the latest film from Turkey’s premier director/writer Nuri Bilge Ceylan, there is a lot of talking. However, this modern...

Dheepan winds inner turmoil with tense intimacy — a film review

Shadows obscure life throughout Dheepan, in the drudgery of scraping a living together from nighttime street vending to cleaning out dank common areas in a French...

Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood has heart to outshine...

Courtesy Sony Pictures For his second to last film before he retires writer-director Quentin Tarantino reveals a lighter,...

IndieEthos Insiders Tour 4: Personal Shopper of ghosts and identity —...

Though on its surface Personal Shopper is a ghost story/murder mystery, the film’s real concern is for identity and desire. It’s the kind of...