The Pale Door, following in the steps of so many horror films these days, spoils a promising premise via a contrived and uneven story line.
So what’s up with the 16 year old Naima, who has been mostly watching and listening? Is it time for her to become an “adult”?
Let’s experience college nostalgically and vicariously, with this pick of the best college movies of the last 35 years.
This ambitious biopic is a valuable reminder that the films in this genre need not be formulaic or grandiose. In fact, they are at their most appealing when they channel the idiosyncrasy and mystery of their subjects.
Five more feature films of great interest and their links, carefully chosen to get you through the continuing travails of the coronavirus.
It’s entertainment genius to turn our new normal into something topical and terrifying.
A dozen feature films — none made less than 35 years ago — that best capture the American campus experience and spirit.
“It’s really time for us to scrape off this cynicism and take a good hard look at what is happening in this country. There’s so much fakery and we don’t mind it.”
This is not a music documentary, it’s a kind of jaunty-artsy immersion in and around the Newport Jazz festival, including scenes of the host city Newport, the America’s Cup race, festival goers, kids in playgrounds, etc.
This is a film for another moment in time, an imaginary if not necessarily utopian moment when being Jewish is less roiled and bedeviled from within and without.