Saturday, January 18, 2020

Top 5 Albums of 2016 according to Ana

Last year was packed with some great new music. Too much to handle, but I’ve collected a short list of five amazing albums. Although...

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...

Film Review: 'Frances Ha' reveals Noah Baumbach's luminous lighter touch

Director Noah Baumbach is one of the most honest filmmakers working today. Often quixotically summed up as misanthropic or angst-ridden, Baumbach’s films actually feature an astute sense of...

An antidote for Oscar hype: My 20 favorite films of 2011...

Continuing on from part 1 of yesterday's post, here are the upper 10 of my 20 favorite films of last year that will most...

All Things Go Fall Classic music festival delivers high caliber music...

All Things Go Fall Classic in Washington D.C. delivered an excellent festival packed with an impressive lineup that included Sylvan Esso, Sofi Tukker, Passion Pit,...

Love is flawed in almost every cinematic way possible — a...

I’m of the view that Gaspar Noé's 2001 movie Irreversible is nothing more than an exercise in shallow self-indulgence. It’s a cruel film whose real...

What Our Fathers Did: A Nazi Legacy depicts two distinct views...

As World War II stretches further in the past, its history remains no less striking. This writer understands the horrors of the war at...

The best films of 2015 … so far — by Hans...

We are a bit past the halfway point, and the lists of what are so far the best movies of 2015 are already popping up. Here's...

'Begin Again' makes for an endearing follow-up in the shadow of...

Sometime past the halfway point of Begin Again, ex-record executive and occasional drunk Dan (Mark Ruffalo) tells his new discovery, the British singer-songwriter Gretta...

Godard’s Goodbye to Language 3D affirms a master filmmaker’s place in...

Anyone who loves cinema -- and I’m talking about visuals, sound and editing, with acting and narrative falling into fourth and fifth place --...