Survival is the primary motivation, and the film’s unrelenting series of unexpected attacks generate considerable tension.
For fans, this backstage concert documentary is obviously a gift. For others, it will serve as a testament to the power of a woman whose life’s work has made real world impact.
We are subtly drawn into the world of director Robert Machoian’s characters and their emotional honesty.
What do these young Mexican filmmakers want? For us to bear witness.
This is a wicked and entertaining satire on the dizzying class conflicts roiling Indian society, a neo-Marxist story of masters and servants, money and corruption — a Horatio Alger tale with a devilish twist.
To Sound of Metal’s credit, the narrative remains open-ended, refusing to descend into a predictable “Hollywood” story of triumph over adversity.
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.