The documentary is about “the power of the community and how rock and roll, and music in general, is worth fighting for: sometimes that means doing it yourself.”
It gradually became clear to me by the mid-’80s that Alan Parker films were, more than those of any other filmmaker, an integral part of my identity as a film lover.
She Dies Tomorrow marries the avant-garde with slice of life, jumping from death throes to conversations about dolphin sex over full glasses of red wine.
This debut film from Romola Garai is to be commended on all levels: its technical proficiency, its aesthetic beauty, its affecting and unusual story, and its stand out performances.
Five more feature films of great interest and their links, carefully chosen to get you through the continuing travails of the coronavirus.
The Rental chugs along predictable genre rails, its characters settling into the expected “types” as screws are gradually turned on them by whoever’s surveilling from a distance.
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.
Filmgoers hankering for some excellent and exciting new documentary features and shorts should check out the Salem Film Festival, which has gone online.
Women’s maltreatment for 3,000 years registers on Greta Garbo’s tragic visage, whether she is Anna Christie, Camille, or Queen Christina.
The Painted Bird is a coming-of-age story populated by the worst of humankind.