When the whip comes down
Today we wind down our weeks of New York Film Festival coverage with Nick PInkerton's look at Robert Zemeckis's return to live-action movies: Flight. Flight Directed by Robert Zemeckis Screened Sunday, Oct. 14th More than a few viewers who saw this year's New York Film Festival opener Life of Pi ... More >>
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Mordecai Richler gets a downgrade
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From Meek's CutoffMidway through the Venice film festival, the competition is notable for a pair of features by American women: Sofia Coppola's Somewhere and Kelly Reichardt's Meek's Cutoff -- both minimalist, open-ended exercises in myths debunked and protagonists lost. Evidently inspired ... More >>
Thrillers! Satires! Westerns! Indies! Blockbusters! Sequels!