Dan Callahan has crafted an entertaining and illuminating guide to understanding Hitchcock’s relationship with some of the most iconic actors of the day.
White Noise is neither a polemic nor an exercise in agitprop: it is a journey into the dark center of a reprehensible movement that is growing more vocal every day.
Sofia Coppola’s flawed characters are part of the real world, engaged in authentic relationships struggling with universal dilemmas.
This thoughtful study offers a worthwhile critical perspective on Werner Herzog, one of the world’s great living film artists.
In this documentary, the photographer and his art are not so much defended as explained through the voices of the world’s top models and movie icons with whom he worked.
The Painted Bird is a coming-of-age story populated by the worst of humankind.
“Black is beautiful. Black isn’t power. Knowledge is power. You can be black as a crow or white as snow but if you don’t know and you ain’t got no dough, you can’t go and that’s for sho’. — Bookstore owner Lewis H. Michaux from Black Power Mixtape Once the Black Lives Matter demonstrations began, lists of […]
Some of the of best sites amusing, scholarly, and entertaining video-essays. NELSON CARVAJAL – Written by s creative longtime video-essayist DAVID BROADWELL – Broadwell is a prolific author and critic of film and film history. This an extremely through site with videos and essays: an entire education FANDOR – Fandor maintains an excellent YouTube site. […]
PREMIUM MOVIE CHANNELS MUBI For a monthly fee Mubi offers a new film every day — and it stays up for 30 days. So there are always 30 hand-picked films to watch or download. The wild and wonderful selection includes forgotten, cult, foreign, and experimental films as well as award-winning masterpieces. A highlight: curator Nicolas […]
LOCAL THEATERS While films are available on multiple platforms (see below) listed here are the latest offerings to purchase from local theaters, sales that will help support local struggling institutions. COOLIDGE CORNER THEATER Coolidge Corner, Brookline WE ARE LITTLE ZOMBIES One sunny day, four young strangers—Hikari, Ikuko, Ishi, and Takemura—meet by chance at a crematorium. […]