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For 'Chi-Raq,' His Best in Years, Spike Lee Looks to the Ancients
Tuesday, December 1, 2015 at 8 a.m. by Amy Nicholson
Oh Zeus, hear my lament that I was not present when Spike Lee imagined updating Lysistrata to present-day Chicago. I bet he burst himself cackling. Aristophanes' 411 B.C. comedy, written during the three-decade Peloponnesian War, co...
He’ll Get Your Head Shaking: Surveying the Start of Chung Mong-hong’s (Likely) Great Career
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 at 9:58 a.m. by Michael Atkinson
A fresh Taiwanese upstart who always serves as his own rather remarkable cinematographer, Chung Mong-hong makes movies in a vat boiling with equal parts melancholy lyricism and head-shaking genre turnabouts. He has a completely orig...
See Where Indie Film Is Headed at the Grand BAMcinemaFest
Tuesday, June 16, 2015 at 1:01 p.m. by Calum Marsh
There's no better barometer of the climate of independent filmmaking in America than BAMcinemaFest. And there's no better time for it than now. Many were surprised to learn recently that the New York Times, doubtless weary of the gl...
New Black Voices Jolts the Big Screen With Black Life
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 at 4 a.m. by Ernest Hardy
"In the city, black people are producing modern forms of life," says influential scholar and historian Saidiya Hartman in Arthur Jafa's brilliant docu-poem Dreams Are Colder Than Death. "These emergent formations are only recognizab...