Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Theeb presents powerful allegory of post-colonial Arabia through eyes of Bedouin...

"Battle not with monsters, lest ye become a monster, and if you gaze into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you." - Friedrich Nietzsche   Problems...

Film Review: ‘Upstream Color’ settles on a fence of gaping interpretation

I consider Shane Carruth's Primer among the best films of I saw in 2004. I caught it in an almost empty theater during a free...

The Hateful Eight is just a tiresome exercise in drawing out...

Note: This is a review of the longer, “Roadshow” version of The Hateful Eight. Quentin Tarantino has finally done it. He’s made a movie that’s...

‘The Guilt Trip’ review for ‘Hudak on Hollywood’

As this is my first year in the Florida Film Critics Circle, it meant going out to watch a lot of big studio-produced films...

My favorite films of the past decade

So Film Comment is collecting reader numbers on what their audience thinks are the best films of the past decade. The deadline is coming...

Once in a Lifetime presents a poignant history lesson – a...

In France, the classroom and other public places have become political. Public policies such as immigration and forbidding religious symbols in public places have...

Film Review: 'Our Children' subtly reveals thin line between love and...

And the award for greatest downer of 2013 goes to Our Children (À perdre la raison). But the marvel of Our Children, Belgium's entry into...

45 Years tests a couple’s long marriage with a ghost from...

No one can ever really know another person, not even a husband and wife going on 45 years of marriage. After all, a couple is composed...

'Listen Up Philip': one of the year's most fascinating and funny...

It doesn’t take long before it becomes apparent that Listen Up Philip presents a man, specifically an author, living two lives. One is a...

Waters’s ‘the Wall’ live cements theme with vivid production

After decades of familiarity with Pink Floyd's the Wall my way of hearing the album has been changed forever thanks Floyd founding member Roger...