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Stunning and Impossible, Tarkovsky's Final Film, The Sacrifice, Returns to the Big Screen Stunning and Impossible, Tarkovsky's Final Film, The Sacrifice, Returns to the Big Screen
, November 12, 2014
Upon its release 28 years ago, Andrei Tarkovsky's final film, The Sacrifice, was variously called "stunningly beautiful" and "impossible to sit... More>>
Beside Still Waters Fails to Freshen the Reunion Movie Beside Still Waters Fails to Freshen the Reunion Movie
, November 12, 2014
Chris Lowell’s inaugural directorial effort opens with Ernest Hemingway’s quote about how “all generations are lost by... More>>
The Brief John's of 12th Street Provides a Warm Sketch of the East Village Restaurant The Brief John's of 12th Street Provides a Warm Sketch of the East Village Restaurant
, November 12, 2014
Vanessa McDonnell’s John’s of 12th Street, a warm, affectionate sketch of the eponymous East Village restaurant, is the kind of... More>>
Father-Son Drama Brahmin Bulls Is an Accomplished First Feature Father-Son Drama Brahmin Bulls Is an Accomplished First Feature
, November 12, 2014
The delicate father/son drama Brahmin Bulls relies on a series of small miracles, from an indoor cat finding her way home after being left on the... More>>
It's Goodbye to Rockstar Dreams in the Love Hunter It's Goodbye to Rockstar Dreams in the Love Hunter
, November 12, 2014
In what might be a chance encounter shot by a documentary film crew, Milan Mumin, the real-life former lead singer for Love Hunter, an... More>>
The Fall Season's 5 Best New Series and Its 5 Biggest Disappointments The Fall Season's 5 Best New Series and Its 5 Biggest Disappointments
, November 05, 2014
There's more television today than at any other point in the medium's history, but there's a good chance you're stuck in a TiVo rut. That's... More>>
For Better or Worse, Big Hero 6 Updates Disney's Cartoon Kids' Flicks For Better or Worse, Big Hero 6 Updates Disney's Cartoon Kids' Flicks
, November 05, 2014
Imagine if nerdy Clark Kent didn't have to remove his glasses and pocket protector to save the world. Then imagine him as fat and sweet as a... More>>
It's Conservationists vs. Oil and Militias in the Stunner Virunga It's Conservationists vs. Oil and Militias in the Stunner Virunga
, November 05, 2014
Here's a question the rest of us are lucky never to have had to think about: How many people does it take to bear away the corpse of a grown... More>>
Stephen Hawking's Marriage Makes for Wise but Glossy Drama in The Theory of Everything Stephen Hawking's Marriage Makes for Wise but Glossy Drama in The Theory of Everything
, November 05, 2014
If the universe is infinitely finite, an entity whose mystery is knowable only through an evolving progression of theories and equations, it's... More>>
Hangar 10: Here, in 220 Words, Is Everything Wrong with Found-Footage Horror Hangar 10: Here, in 220 Words, Is Everything Wrong with Found-Footage Horror
, November 05, 2014
Found-footage horror flicks laboriously source the provenance of every shot, letting us know which camera each image comes from, but they demand... More>>
Brazil's The Way He Looks Is a Sometimes-Corny Gay Coming-of-Age Story Brazil's The Way He Looks Is a Sometimes-Corny Gay Coming-of-Age Story
, November 05, 2014
Though it's tempting to laugh at the endless stream of neologisms and cosmologies that Tumblr hath wrought, the nobility of intent is undeniable:... More>>
Wiseman's Challenging National Gallery Submerges Viewers in Art Wiseman's Challenging National Gallery Submerges Viewers in Art
, November 05, 2014
Like so much of his celebrated work, documentarian Frederick Wiseman's National Gallery is long, leisurely paced, wide-ranging, meticulously... More>>
Cut-Artery Farce Why Don't You Play in Hell? Is a Meta Yakuza Bloodbath Cut-Artery Farce Why Don't You Play in Hell? Is a Meta Yakuza Bloodbath
, November 05, 2014
Second in Japan only to Takashi Miike as an outrageously prolific and wicked genre geyser, Sion Sono is most notorious here for the four-hour... More>>
Twenty-Five Years After the Wall Fell, West Offers an Insightful Berlin Immigration Drama Twenty-Five Years After the Wall Fell, West Offers an Insightful Berlin Immigration Drama
, November 05, 2014
In this insightful immigration drama, what surprises Nelly Senff (Jördis Triebel) about the West Berlin emergency camp where she takes... More>>
Kal Penn Fights the Evil Pesticide Company in Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain Kal Penn Fights the Evil Pesticide Company in Bhopal: A Prayer for Rain
, November 05, 2014
It's an unsolved mystery in Hollywood why so many based-on-true-life polemical films end up so unremarkable. Often, the obligatory stats at the... More>>
The Astonishing Doc Actress Reveals an Over-40 Pro Attempting a Comeback The Astonishing Doc Actress Reveals an Over-40 Pro Attempting a Comeback
, November 05, 2014
Style is a question many documentarians are implicitly cautioned to avoid. Documentary favors the unforeseen and the accidental, and style... More>>
The Only Suspense in Jessabelle: How Racist Will It Get? The Only Suspense in Jessabelle: How Racist Will It Get?
, November 05, 2014
This Southern-goth timewaster squanders a charismatic performance from Sarah Snook, as the wheelchair-bound shut-in in a plantation house so... More>>
November-December Romance Elsa & Fred at Least Has Shirley MacLane In It November-December Romance Elsa & Fred at Least Has Shirley MacLane In It
, November 05, 2014
Michael Radford's romantic comedy Elsa & Fred is a remake of Marcos Carnevale's Spanish-language film of the same name, and it also retains the... More>>
Fugly! Is Not Great But It Knows What to Do with John Leguizamo Fugly! Is Not Great But It Knows What to Do with John Leguizamo
, November 05, 2014
John Leguizamo's uneven body of film work has never been as satisfying as his stage monologues, the medium in which he seems the most comfortable... More>>
Pelican Dreams Tells the Story of a Sad Pelican on the Golden Gate Pelican Dreams Tells the Story of a Sad Pelican on the Golden Gate
, November 05, 2014
Brown pelicans are not cannibals by nature. They are talented anglers, able to plunge into the sea from tremendous heights and snap up fish with... More>>
Archival Reels Capture Life During Wartime in Warsaw Uprising Archival Reels Capture Life During Wartime in Warsaw Uprising
, November 05, 2014
In August of 1944, the Soviets halted their march to Warsaw. Residents were up in arms within the walls of Poland's German-occupied capital city,... More>>
Haley Joel Osment is Fine in Sex Ed Comedy Sex Ed Haley Joel Osment is Fine in Sex Ed Comedy Sex Ed
, November 05, 2014
Adult virgins are held in pretty much the same regard as post-transformation Gregor Samsa. In real life, they're fairly rare, though not complete... More>>
21 Years: Richard Linklater Surveys the Career of the Austin Auteur 21 Years: Richard Linklater Surveys the Career of the Austin Auteur
, November 05, 2014
Playing more like a distended awards show package than a proper documentary, 21 Years: Richard Linklater reflects on the first half of its title... More>>
It's Lithuanians vs. the Soviets in The Invisible Front It's Lithuanians vs. the Soviets in The Invisible Front
, November 05, 2014
The opening-credits sequence of Jonas Ohman and Vincas Sruoginis's documentary The Invisible Front fetishizes evidential materials: files,... More>>
The Better Angels Asks, "What If Terrence Malick Made a Film About Abraham Lincoln?" The Better Angels Asks, "What If Terrence Malick Made a Film About Abraham Lincoln?"
, November 05, 2014
Rare is the biographical film that leaves its subject more obscure than before, but A.J. Edwards's The Better Angels does just that for Abraham... More>>
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