Ian S. Port

 

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  • 2 months ago | Pop

    She is the hellraiser whirling around the King of Pop in the climax of Moonwalker — the cat-suited punk sporting a pointy guitar and an explosion of peroxide blonde. She prowls the stage with Michael Jackson in concert footage from 1987, wearing a...

  • In the particulars of a family quest film, viewers should see the universal. But in William Spicer and James Moore's documentary Mission to Lars, we instead get a whole lot of the specifics. William and his sister Kate's older brother,...

  • 2 years ago | Film and TV

    In the particulars of a family quest film, viewers should see the universal. But in William Spicer and James Moore's documentary Mission to Lars, we instead get a whole lot of the specifics. William and his sister Kate's older brother, Tom, has Fr...

  • Director Doug Aitken's trick of turning 62 one-minute clips into a single feature turns out to be less a shattering of narrative than a segmentation. You can't really scrub linearity from a documentary about a train ride across the country --...

  • Expertly paced and gorgeous to behold, Sam de Jong's Dutch-language directorial debut sets a stylish coming-of-age story in a bleak Amsterdam housing project. Ayoub, the Moroccan son of a notorious local junkie, is pretty sure that becoming a man...

  • 2 years ago | Film and TV

    Expertly paced and gorgeous to behold, Sam de Jong's Dutch-language directorial debut sets a stylish coming-of-age story in a bleak Amsterdam housing project. Ayoub, the Moroccan son of a notorious local junkie, is pretty sure that becoming a man ...

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