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. […]
Director/writer Abel Ferrrara, who often features character actors such as Christopher Walken and Harvey Keitel in his movies, has found a kindred spirit in Willem Dafoe.
Lynn Shelton had developed what was becoming her own distinctive blend of comedy and drama, one that drew on strong writing, improvisation, and women characters.
It’s a simple and formulaic premise: a boy with a single mom and an old widower become soulmates. But Driveways transcends cliché because of its strong direction and performances, especially from the late Brian Dennehy.
Video essays have been characterized as “the articulation of thought in audiovisual form.”