Tuesday, October 25 2011
Every generic hero on TV can finish a poetic quotation or identify a poignant quatrain (down to the line numbers). But few can spit Tennyson or Yeats with such venom as these guys.
Tuesday, June 15 2010
Thursday, March 26 2009
Coixet’s examination of age and the natural process of dying are refracted through a spectrum of cultures, ages, experiences and fears that are atypical of contemporary American films.
Thursday, January 22 2009
Ultimately, this film is neither dope nor wack — it’s just kind of boring.
Wednesday, January 14 2009
With many indie/international films receiving more and more mainstream approval from unfamiliar audiences, many of the titles here could be considered part of the overall 2008 Best Of. But their individuality and multicultural appeal keep them a quality concept apart.
Thursday, August 28 2008
Thursday, July 31 2008
Friday, July 18 2008
Transsiberian makes provocative connections between external and internal states, the ways that composition can reveal character.
Monday, July 14 2008
For his remarkable documentary, filmmaker Jezza Neumann spent three and half months posing as a tourist in order to obtain undercover footage of victims, traffickers, and buyers.
Thursday, July 3 2008
The Wackness is a too familiar nostalgic movie, with period soundtrack, hot summer nights, and boys coming of age.