At Eternity’s Gate: Willem Dafoe’s Van Gogh, Companion Piece to Last Temptation of Christ

The life and genius of tormented painter Van Gogh continues to intrigue filmmakers of different generations and sensibilities.  In 1956, Minnelli directed Lust for Life, starring Kirk Douglas in Oscar nominated role. Altman also dealt with the artist and his brother in the 1990 Vincent & Theo, and in 1991, Maurice Pialat offered his take […]

Emmy Awards 2018: Complete List of Winners

HBO’s Game of Thrones won the best drama series prize, and Amazon’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel earned best comedy series, winning a total of five awards.

Waldheim Waltz, The: Beckermann’s Film about Controversial UN Secretary General and Austrian President Kurt Waldheim

The Waldheim Waltz, documentarian Ruth Beckermann’s twelfth film, concerns former UN Secretary General and Austrian President Kurt Waldheim’s rise to power and the cover up of his controversial past.

Peterloo: Mike Leigh’s Strenuously Sprawling Political Drama (and One of Weakest Films)

Leigh’s latest, Peterloo, one of his weakest films, arrives in Venice with extra-baggage, suffering from the stigma of being rejected by Cannes Film Fest, in a year in which the usually reliable annual Croisette event was not particularly strong!

Skin: Jamie Bell Drama about White Supremacy Group Acquired by A24

Guy Nattiv’s movie, about a man raised by skinheads risking life to leave white supremacy group, premiered in Toronto Fest’s Special Presentations.