Director Agnieszka Holland deftly presents a vision of genocide that is hard-hitting but never manipulative: the horror pervades the monochrome beauty of snow, skeletal trees, and pale, sunken faces.
Working Man does an excellent job dramatizing the poverty and desperation of people who live paycheck to paycheck.
There is a gemlike quality to this film: an emotional, earthbound portrayal of the lived experience of a black woman — fighting to make ends meet, retaining her integrity despite repeated indignities.
This is one of the best documentaries I have ever seen, one that I plan to view again and again.
Proud excels when it makes the political personal, utilizing its characters as affecting markers for changing minds and hearts.
Spike Lee examines a number of racist stereotypes that illuminate the times these men lived through, the bigoted conditions of their service and sacrifice, and their continued struggle for respect and parity.
It is an apt time to honor these pioneers: to recognize that we are here, and have always been here, making compelling art from under the shadow of oppression.
Shirley is hard to watch, hard to resist, and deeply, deliciously haunting.
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.
Five more feature films of great interest and their links, carefully chosen to get you through the travails of the coronavirus..