What lifts Resurrection above the standard victim-becomes-avenger routine is a preposterous — in a wonderfully sick way — claim that gives the movie a welcome touch of giallo unpredictability.
Independent Film Festival Boston
This time around, as both a writer and director, Paul Schrader has a found a story, and the artistic restraint, to convey his elevated vision.
The IFFBoston somehow gets even better with each incarnation.
From the homogeneous small town of Spettacolo, we travel to One October‘s ethnic gumbo of eight million in New York City.
There are documentary films for all tastes this year.
One of the most gorgeous films in recent memory, Boone is sure to give you an appreciation of the enormous work done on Boone Farm.
The Guys Next Door is about gently opening hearts and minds: it delicately demonstrates through one small story how easy it would be to recognize our common humanity.
Stray Dog shows us again and again, through its protagonist’s words and actions, that you can’t judge a book by its cover, or its red neck.
H. relies on clever editing manipulations and pithy reaction shots rather than on flashy special effects.
Two powerful documentaries that explore the dark side of America, past and present.