Wednesday, August 13 2014
Again and again, The Knick makes visible the traumas suffered by bodies, at risk, unequal by law, and struggling to survive.
Thursday, June 26 2014
L’eclisse is a highly regarded work of European modernism that is pretty to look at, interesting to think about, and grueling to watch unfold.
Wednesday, September 7 2011
Tuesday, August 30 2011
Remember Tina Turner? In Pherone, creator Viktor Kalvachev delivers a tale every bit as powerful and evocative as Tina's eclipsing of the abusive Ike Turner.
Monday, March 21 2011
This film is a case study in style over substance. This is not always a bad thing. Godard, a master filmmaker, made a career out of this concept. However, when the style offered is derivative, the idiom looms forebodingly.
Thursday, March 3 2011
Celebrated film director and visual artist "Thai Joe" talks to PopMatters about the cost of transmigration, hybridity and fantasy, as his Palm D'Or-winning Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives finally bows stateside after traveling the long and winding roads of the international film festival circuit.
Wednesday, June 30 2010
Sex is very often (and very unfortunately) just a game.
Thursday, October 15 2009
The camera continually zeroes on Sasha Grey's face: pretty, unknowable, sometimes out of focus.
Thursday, October 1 2009
Film after film has borrowed the structure of this epic British miniseries, but few have used it to effect achieved by the original Traffik.