This is a perfect guilty pleasure, an old fashioned B-movie without a franchise, explosions, overly recognizable actors, or exhausting mano a mano violence.
People versed in modern witchcraft or paganism may recognize some of the themes examined in Midsommar, but what I found most fascinating was the pronounced emphasis on female sexuality.
Ophelia is moving, intoxicating, haunting: the most visually pleasurable film I’ve seen so far this year.
What are the best new documentaries on digital platforms? Look no further.
Finding independent films that may or may not receive wider distribution, as well as talking to filmmakers anxious to answer questions about their work, are great reasons to travel to the Provincetown Film Festival.
Echo in the Canyon is a sublimely moving documentary celebration of a nonpareil moment when, a half century ago, the Southern California scene boasted giants of music.
It’s worth pointing out that Martin Scorsese’s documentaries, especially his music-based ones, can be as powerful as his fictional work.
The P-Town Fest was the site of several first-rate documentaries.
Director Howard Hawks’ signature statement was the depiction of the American (or mostly American) male group with a task to accomplish.
For all its bite, Fall is oddly endearing, too, leavening its harsh portrait of money-madness with aw-shucks moments of solidarity and kindness.