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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.
Film Review: La Belle Noiseuse
Jacques Rivette's magisterial portrait of the creative process lays bare an artist's conflicted responsibilities toward life and art.
Film Review: Sweet Virginia
Despite the best efforts of a game cast, Jamie M. Dagg’s atmospheric neo-noir is hamstrung by dispiritingly predictable storytelling and thinly drawn characterizations.
Film Review: Song of Granite
Pat Collins’ film about the life and career of Irish folk singer Joe Heaney is oblique to the point of inscrutability.
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