Monday, September 22 2014
Too reverential for its own good, this film feels like a social studies class instead of a work of art.
Monday, May 21 2012
Cannes offers up Pablo Larrain’s No, the rising Chilean director’s latest and most direct indictment of the Augusto Pinochet reign yet and Miguel Gomes’ Tabu, which is something of a new cinematic landmark.
Friday, November 5 2010
"What does the Mexican Revolution mean to you today?" Various filmmakers attempt to answer that in this series of compelling shorts.
Monday, May 11 2009
Only a few minutes into Rudo y Cursi, the brothers are discovered playing grand and gloriously boyish fútbol.
Sunday, April 26 2009
May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.
Monday, February 23 2009
Thursday, February 19 2009
Thursday, January 15 2009
Unlike previous years, where classics came crawling out of the celluloid woodwork with regular reckless abandon, 2008 was more calm… and considered. That's not to say that choosing 30 top titles was hard. The difficulty in placing them in some manner of rank order suggests the actual depth of quality involved.
Tuesday, January 13 2009
Like the gladiators of old, 2008 resembles a battle of formidable acting gods, especially when looking over the 20 choices presented below. Indeed, if anything, choosing a winner requires more of a leap of faith than any amount of critical skill - they all were that good.