Reviews // 5 Articles
The 100 Essential Directors Part 8: Jean Renoir to Douglas Sirk
25 Aug 2011 // 4:00 PM
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.
Space Oddity: ‘The Man Who Fell to Earth’ is Strictly a Vehicle for David Bowie
23 Jan 2017 // 8:45 PM
Nicolas Roeg’s mid-'70s sci-fi misfire about an alien (Bowie) trying to save his planet but falling prey to Earth’s temptations is self-indulgent garble with a haunting premise.
'Track 29' Has Some Mommy Issues
26 Feb 2012 // 3:00 PM
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.