The Lure is often violent and disturbing, but its unapologetic strangeness make it one of the most memorable foreign films in recent years.
Children’s connections to one another are layered and complex, and their understanding of the adult world more sophisticated than we usually allow.
Toni Erdmann gently but somewhat darkly reminds us that living life in the fast lane means missing out on its slower, humbler pleasures.
At first,The Autopsy of Jane Doe comes off as a sort of small town crime thriller, but it slowly evolves into what feels like a bonafide horror film.
One of the lessons of the Dead of Winter series at the Brattle Theatre:”The occult is one of many tickets to the revolution.”
Did Martin Scorsese want this film about religious faith to reverberate so faintly, to make its point through such awkward stillness?
William Peter Blatty may have created a comparatively small body of work, but he played a major role in the evolution of American horror.
Lion’s heart is an exhilarating sequence where Saroo painstakingly discovers his origins.
The restoration and re-issue of Julie Dash’s masterpiece is a valuable reminder that black female filmmakers are still woefully unsung.
Amazingly, Isabelle Huppert’s career is peaking at an age (63!) when many actresses find themselves struggling to stay employed.