Thursday, August 25 2011
From Jean Renior through Douglas Sirk, there may be some choices that raise an eyebrow. While each of the directors we look at today might not be on every cinephile's list of great directors, they absolutely merit inclusion for their distinct visions and dedication to their craft, some despite their questionable personal lives and politics.
Sunday, February 26 2012
A surreal take on small town boredom, family, marriage, reality, sanity, and model trains, Track 29 is a strange, occasionally hilarious, psychological exploration of bizarre fetishism and the deep scars left by trauma.
Friday, July 1 2011
Nicolas Roeg explores fear of nuclear war, perception and fame using Marilyn Monroe and Albert Einstein lookalikes with haunting results.
Sunday, June 26 2011
Featuring strong imagery, The Man Who Fell to Earth ultimately rewards the audience for slogging through long patches of disjointed narrative.
Thursday, June 3 2010
Like any memorable work of art, Walkabout manages to convey certain elusive insights that, upon reflection, are so obvious they seem revelatory.