Friday, August 29 2014
The work of Dr. Susan Robinson forms the focus of Martha Shane and Lana Wilson's intelligent, conscientious documentary, After Tiller, premiering on PBS' POV series on September 1.
Thursday, August 28 2014
Perhaps Fear in the Night will never look or sound better, always like a nagging, half-forgotten celluloid memory.
Video Revolutions is a brief, brilliant inquiry into the history of a complex, contested medium.
The troubling implicit moral at the end of The Love Punch encapsulates the film's insubstantial construction.
Surely even Dirty Harry needs a break from cinematic violence, some time off at Walden Pond. Though I doubt its tranquility would deter him from picking off the sparrows.
Abbas Kiarostami's film subverts viewer expectations of what makes a film satisfying, or even enjoyable.
Werner Sollors' memories formed the basis for this book, but his research caused him to re-evaluate and re-imagine what he thought he knew about the time and the era.
Wednesday, August 27 2014
For those interested in acquainting themselves with alternative rock's rich and diverse early years, Sound Affects has assembled this '80s alt-rock primer.
However modest in scope, comiXology's new downloads signals the beginning of the end for strict DRM in digital comics -- and it will change how we view comics.
The movie wastes its impressive cast, choosing instead to drown itself in sentimentalism.