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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.
Film Review: In the Intense Now
João Moreira Salles’s melancholic essay-film examines the cataclysmic potential, as well as the sobering limitations and unintended consequences, exemplified by the revolutionary movements of 1968.
Film Review: The Misguided
Multi-hyphenate Shannon Alexander’s comedy-drama prefers fairly uninvolving romantic drama over fully investing in its comedic characters.
Film Review: Drawing Home
Markus Rupprecht’s lackluster biopic is earnest and well-intentioned, albeit often at the expense of more dramatic needs.
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