Now in its ninth year, the Film Society of Lincoln Center's house fete, "Film Comment Selects," continues to provide brief asylum to festival-hopping nomads. This year's playlist skews heavily European, emphasizing, as always, the uncompromised—that is to say, films largely tabooed from commercial release because they're stubbornly quiet, slow, still, ugly, obtuse, or simply as nasty as they wanna be. In past years, the merely obscure has been mistaken for challenging, but this is not one of those years. Print for print, this is the most interesting programming that New York's... More >>>