Monday, December 17, 2018

An older sister is unstoppable in Fanny’s Journey – a film...

The beautiful bucolic landscape of France and Italy is the place where Director Lola Dillon takes us to explore another angle of World War II....

‘Moonrise Kingdom’: a different kind of Wes Anderson film

Moonrise Kingdom is not your typical Wes Anderson film. As a long-time fan, I have always thought his films existed in some hyper-real dimension of...

The Untamed confronts primal desires through sci-fi/horror tentacle sex fable —...

Despite its surreal science-fiction horror sensibilities, there’s no denying what Mexican director Amat Escalante and co-screenwriter Gibrán Portela have brewed up with The Untamed...

Film Review: ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ and the pain of...

There is a lot of noise surrounding this year’s Palme d'Or-crowned Blue is the Warmest Color. As it finally hits theaters in the U.S., it...

A consideration of the 1984 BBC adaptation of Z For Zachariah;...

Last week, I reviewed Z For Zachariah, the latest film by director Craig Zobel (read it here), which is based on Robert C. O’Brien’s posthumous 1974 novel of the...

'Young & Beautiful' explores women's sexuality with a nuanced touch

Of all the filmmakers across the globe, the French always seem to deliver the deepest ruminations on human relationships through intimate corporeal exchanges. One...

How Stanley Kubrick broke the rules of Classical Hollywood cinema and...

From the Internet to followers in my hometown Miami, I have long been asked to share my MA thesis that capped off my studies...

“The Man Who Fell to Earth’: the last of the great...

Though it was David Bowie's first starring role in a feature film, Nicolas Roeg's 1976 movie the Man Who Fell to Earth is far...

Paris Can Wait captures frustrating mysteries of love — a film...

Though straightforward and not without some technical impurities, not to mention a few trite romantic comedy tropes, Paris Can Wait has a creeping appeal...

Vinyl review: Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space reissue

Finally, more than a half-year after the CD reissue of Spiritualized’s Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space by Sony, comes the vinyl...