For a Movie that Wants to Depict Fringe, 'Secretary' Is Surprisingly Didactic
25 Oct 2010 // 4:59 PM
Secretary is a quirky feature from the early 2000s about BDSM and lonely damaged people wearing sexy stockings. A critical darling in theatrical release, the film is still thought-provoking and disconcerting.
Fur: An Imaginary Portrait of Diane Arbus (2006)
14 Nov 2006 // 4:00 PM
In making Arbus' biography understandable, if "imaginary," the film also makes her work -- so thrillingly strange -- a bit too familiar.