A terrifically significant, and eccentric, trio of films are turning 50 this year: Marjoe, Pink Flamingos, and Silent Running.
David Lynch’s Inland Empire is a provocative challenge to filmmaking as a medium of visual storytelling that’s largely gone unmatched in the sixteen years since its initial release.
I wish I could state unequivocally that this is a film perfect for this moment in time, and perhaps it is. But not in a good way.
This beautifully crafted film relates how the past, particularly one crisis in this family’s past, has colored the siblings’ lives and affected their choices.
Panah Panahi’s film is a powerful ode to the will to escape a restrictive society — and to tell stories.
What could have been a fantastic twenty-minute short becomes a tedious slog as a stretched-out feature.
A welcome homecoming for a new 4K digital restoration of a landmark independent film that’s attained cult status.
Again and again, we are taken in The Will to See to places where regular reporters never venture, and certainly not filmgoers.
This is a delightful and moving tale that provides a much-needed bit of relief from the chaotic world we are currently navigating. Back before there was iPhones and social media, two little boys took off on an unlikely adventure that changed their lives.
Isaac Butler’s stories about The Method’s effect on American film acting are insightful, particularly when he recounts how actors could be either inspired or angered when they embraced it.