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Film Review: Everything Else
Natalia Almada’s study of a career civil servant suffering a late-life crisis works best when it plumbs the connections between bureaucracy and violence.
Film Review: Godard Mon Amour
Michel Hazanavicius gets pretty Hazana-vicious with his period-piece portrait of the not-so-young Godard in love.
Film Review: Zama
Lucrecia Martel’s dense and sometimes deliberately disconcerting film takes you on a hallucinatory journey into the heart of colonial darkness.
Film Review: The Endless
Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson’s film is an excellent foray into Lovecraftian horror, mixing cosmic dread and some mordant humor in ways that manage to be consistently disorienting.
Film Review: Salomé
Al Pacino’s film adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s 'Salomé' benefits considerably from uniformly strong performances and some consummate technical craftsmanship.
Film Review: Wilde Salomé
Al Pacino’s documentary 'Wilde Salomé' proves to be more satisfying as an examination of Oscar Wilde and his play than as an exploration of Pacino’s theatrical methodology.
Film Review: Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day
Often funny, always acutely observed, Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s sprawling 'Eight Hours Don’t Make a Day' explores the often tendentious intersection of the personal and the political in the lives of an extended working-class German family.
Film Review: Hannah
Andrea Pallaoro’s second feature is a formally rigorous, minimalistic character study of a woman who’s slowly excommunicated from society.
Film Review: They Remain
Stylish audiovisual feast for adventurous genre enthusiasts, even if the relatively slender storyline has to rank among the least of its inducements.
Film Review: Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun?
Travis Wilkerson’s ruminative documentary brings home the filmmaker’s preoccupation with the confluence of individual and institutional violence in an exceptionally personal manner.
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