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.
Monday, December 15 2008
Redemption is possible, but reconciliation is often tempered by an emotional distance that can never quite be eradicated.
Thursday, March 20 2008
For all of pretense surrounding these films and their attempts to grapple with "big ideas", they are, ultimately, experiences that one must live through; they demand viewing and listening.
Sunday, December 2 2007
Berlin Alexanderplatz, both serial film and novel, are essential to knowing Rainer Werner Fassbinder.