The Coens appear to be back in Barton Fink mode, setting up a straw man whose creative arrogance ensures that he won’t see a moment’s happiness from his work.
Kino-Lorber's release of Nosferatu features some of the best special features of any DVD this year. [05.Dec.13]
Russell's life-changing drunk driving accident, which sends him to prison, is rendered in a slash of harsh sound and illegible wreckage: from now on, you know, his options only dwindle. [05.Dec.13]
This substantial documentary displays the genre at its most vital: telling a story for a subject incapable of voicing complaint. [04.Dec.13]
Cassavetes' aesthetic, both in front of and behind the camera, was less Method immersion than mad (as in gleeful) exploration, skirting the emotional edge without tripping into or wallowing in cathartic excess. [03.Dec.13]
As alter egos go, you couldn't have two more opposite types than the adorable Sven and the relentlessly fierce ice monster. [03.Dec.13]