“I’m hoping people will revisit Otto Preminger’s movies because he made some of the best films ever made in America.”
Each month, our arts critics — music, book, theater, dance, and visual arts — fire off a few brief reviews.
1971 gave us bursts of magnificent cinematic iconoclasm that had no future — culturally or politically.
If you like your films “weird, sexually provocative, and intellectually stimulating” (add violence to the mix) then our critics will feed your appetite splendidly.
Belushi is a warts-and-all look at one of comedy’s raging bulls.
Feels Good Man is a provocative, entertaining, and moving documentary about an artist trying to retain his identity along with the innocence of the cartoon character he created.
Filmmaker Oliver Stone’s memoir is an exhilarating primer for anyone who wants to understand his reputation as a writer and director.
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.”