Sunday, January 22 2012
2011 was a year of good, not necessarily great, films, though the amazing choices by our staff might argue against such a overall cinematic classification.
Tuesday, January 17 2012
In another strong year, crime and punishment take on heart and heroism for the right to be called 2011's best male film acting work.
Thursday, January 12 2012
The year's best independent and international films are highlighted by a duo from iconic director Werner Herzog, a staggeringly brilliant frontier-western and a score of top-notch documentaries that illustrate how filmmaking continues to reach new highs.
Monday, December 2 2013
Kelly Reichardt has established herself as a singular and essential voice in modern cinema by being a master of the miniature, a maestro of The Moment.
Thursday, January 5 2012
Kelly Reichardt has crafted a new American classic that bends the rules of one of its most beloved genres.
Monday, April 18 2011
Violence -- potential and inevitable -- shapes each moment in this extraordinary film. Rarely visible and never cathartic, this violence is instead like the land that offers possibility and lays down limits for the emigrants.
Monday, April 11 2011
In the first film of the new year that is not to be missed, Kelly Reichardt achieves the transcendence of silent Victor Sjostrom and Terrence Malick circa Days of Heaven.
Wednesday, November 3 2010
Kelly Reichardt's Meek’s Cutoff is an outsider's Western. If we were looking for a female counterpart to Gus Van Sant, I think we may have found her.
Monday, April 25 2011
MINNEAPOLIS — We're accustomed to stories about the settling of the American West being told in a certain way. There will be resolute men sitting on