Monday, December 17, 2018

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...

The Ornithologist is a beautifully shot existential adventure film – a...

The expanse of storytelling in movies can be so impressive. Portuguese indie filmmaker João Pedro Rodrigues has long demonstrated a talented knack for breaking the...

Endless Poetry continues Jodorowsky’s reckoning with art and family via beautiful...

“Rejoice your sufferings. Thanks to them, you will reach me.” -- Alejandro Jodorowsky That was one of the final lines in filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky’s previous...

‘Jealousy’ presents subtle but potent study on relationships — Film Review

The opening shot in Jealousy (La Jalousie) is striking in its power and minimalism. Clothilde (Rebecca Convenant), staring slightly off camera, struggles between smiling...

‘Margaret’ offers brilliant riff on human connection; see rare director’s cut...

It’s been almost six years since Kenneth Lonergan was supposed to complete his final cut of his follow-up to his highly acclaimed 2000 debut...

24 Frames offers revolutionary perspective on the ‘long take’

"I’ve often noticed that we’re not able to look at what’s in front of us unless it’s inside a frame." – Abbas Kiarostami Lions humping...

Vincent Moon retrospective in Miami — A review

I've been a fan of Vincent Moon since 2010, however, I had never heard about him until last week. Before then, I had spent countless hours...

Starfucker and Casiokids break out of tiny stage with big sounds...

Note: This is but a quick and dirty summary of the night of the concert. More in-depth stories on both Casiokids and Starfucker will...

Film Review: well-acted ‘Silver Linings Playbook’ offers mixed dramatic bag

Though his new film follows some colorful characters, as can be expected by David O. Russell, Silver Linings Playbook marks a notable downshift for the director. His career...

Film Review: ‘Gravity’ harnesses the power of uncut images to thrilling...

Movies like Gravity are the types of films routine visitors to the multiplex live for. Director Alfonso Cuarón's first film in seven years feels fresh...