We are subtly drawn into the world of director Robert Machoian’s characters and their emotional honesty.
Spiral is content to be a satisfying thriller that mechanically delivers as its murderous pace picks up.
What motivated me to read this book? Not for a special love of Midnight Cowboy, a movie which I like but isn’t ultimately important to me. It was to learn about James Leo Herlihy, who has interested me since I was an adolescent.
The strength of Roundabout of Death lies in its credibility, and in a specificity that defies detail.
A pair of documentaries about the most popular guitar-driven instrumental bands of all time.
It is sad Monster is such a botched effort, given that this is an important and timely story.
You’re never quite sure what you’re watching but you can feel yourself going down the creepypasta rabbit-hole with protagonist Casey nonetheless.
There’s a powerful sense of place built into Last Night in Rozzie: the direction and acting evoke the feeling that inevitably comes when we return to our childhood neighborhood.
Prickly and polemical tunes are surrounded by some of the most enjoyable music Van Morrison has made in years.
The documentary strikes a remarkably rich vein, covering not only music, fashion and a late-1970s social critique, but also matters of race, class, gender, mental health and spirituality.