Remember The Days of Wine and Roses?

Days of Wine and Roses (1962) Director: Blake Edwards Written by: JP Miller Starring: Jack Lemmon, Lee Remick Music: Henry Mancini Featured Song: ‘The Days of Wine and Roses’...

Sicario and Roger Deakins

A look at Sicario's cinematography work as executed by Roger Deakins. Sicario is a strange movie. Never before has such a badly written film been so...

ROOM: The Vast Expanses of the Human Heart

A review/comparison of the film and the book, this article does discuss key plot points (as does the film's trailer).   In ROOM, the 2010 novel by...

Everybody should see The Look of Silence

The Look of Silence, an emotionally searing new documentary from director Joshua Oppenheimer is a disturbing and incredibly impacting experience. In his previous film,...

Lily Tomlin is the World’s Greatest Grandma

Grandma is indeed a tearjerker, but one free of the overwrought sentimentality that bogs down other entries in the genre. Structured like an addictive...

Our Top Features: The Mondays, TURF, Shoegaze, The Old Laurel

  As the fall days grow shorter, we want to highlight top features of a busy and exciting late summer and early fall! We've barely had time...

Director Guy Maddin on the ghosts of cinema past and his new film The...

  Guy Maddin's films have always had at least one foot planted firmly in a shadowy and beautiful cinematic past. Beginning with his first feature,...

Review: The bleak humour of A Pigeon Sat On A Branch Reflecting On Existence

The films of Roy Andersson are not for everyone, in the same manner that the films of another Anderson, Wes, are also not for...

Master Directors: Asghar Farhadi

Asghar Farhadi can be mentioned in the same breath as Vittorio De Sica. It’s a big claim to compare a director with only six...

Review: Black Mass is less fun than the ritual after which it’s titled

As cold and uninviting as its subject, Black Mass is a competently made and star-studded look at the true life and crimes of legendary...

Interview with Performance Artists Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan

A conversation with performance artists Shawna Dempsey and Lorri Millan Feminist art fans take note. A vault is about to open, filled with the most...

Review: The rather dim She’s Funny That Way

After a one night stand with a call girl (Imogen Poots), a famous theater director (Owen Wilson) makes her an enticing offer: $30 thousand...