Tuesday, March 23 2010
Toronto-based Egoyan fuses Melodrama with the Psychological Thriller and meticulously constructs a classic star vehicle for one of the finest working American actresses, Julianne Moore.
Thursday, May 7 2009
Atom Egoyan talks to PopMatters about his newest film, Adoration, an intelligent coming-of-age tale that won’t be making it to the local multiplex anytime soon, but makes for a refreshing, welcome addition to the impending sea of American-made summertime garbage.
Sunday, October 28 2012
Teenage outcasts often feel like the world is against them; in 1994, three adolescents in West Memphis, Arkansas, experienced proof that it actually was. Now, despite being freed after 18 years of wrongful imprisonment, the battle of the West Memphis Three is not concluded.
Thursday, April 12 2012
For many artists of Armenian descent, engaging with the legacy of the 1915 genocide is more than dutiful; it's of crucial importance to how we understand and confront the modern world and its troubles.
Thursday, July 29 2010
Chloe's art house pedigree foils it from becoming the trashy erotic thriller it so desperately wants to be.
Thursday, March 25 2010
Chloe herself seems slightly out of place in the movie, a slight kink in a fairly rote domestic strife.
Tuesday, March 7 2006
As the score swells, the camera reveals a body, a girl seemingly drowned, pale, grotesque, and grim. This, the title hints, is Where the Truth Lies. Except it isn't.
Thursday, October 13 2005
In a mystery titled Where the Truth Lies, solving the case is not going to be easy.
Thursday, November 28 2002
As usual in Egoyan's films, tangled familial relationships inspire chaos and meanness as much as understanding and benevolence.
Friday, May 9 2014
We may never know who killed those three boys in a rural Arkansas ravine. The Devil's Knot doesn't add to the discussion. Instead, it distracts from it.
Wednesday, April 4 2012
In this installment, ReFramed remembers the breakout film from one of Canada's leading pre-millennial masters, a filmmaker who, sadly, seems to have slowly drifted from the critical consciousness.