Consistently wry and darkly comic, Prevenge marks the striking feature debut of British writer-director-actress Alice Lowe.
FilmRise will release on April 14 Finding Oscar, the new documentary about the ongoing search for justice related to the Dos Erres massacre in Guatemala in 1982.
Singer-songwriter Chuck Berry, the rock ‘n’ roll pioneer who established the form with his slyly funny, rhythmic hits, such as “Maybellene,” “Roll Over Beethoven” and “Johnny B. Goode,” has died. He was 90.
Anything that’s about inclusivity and tribute to Howard Ashman is a beautiful thing. But at this point I’m just shutting up–Alan Menken
Melodrama casts noirish shadows in the 1945 Oscar winning Mildred Pierce, a searing portrait of maternal sacrifice from Hollywood master Michael Curtiz, Best Actor winner for the 1943 Casablanca.
George Stevens’ Woman of the Year, was conceived to build on the comeback Hepburn had made in The Philadelphia Story.
In this personal tale of estrangement and reconciliation between two rebellious brothers, set in dreamlike and timeless Tulsa, Coppola gives mythic dimensions to intimate, painful emotions.
The tale of an eccentric band of culinary ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe, Tempopo is a rapturous “ramen western” by Japanese director Juzo Itami.
WOMAN OF THE YEAR Before Katharine Hepburn ever met Spencer Tracy, she wanted him as her costar in this film. George Stevens’s Woman of the Year, conceived to build on the smashing comeback Hepburn had made in The Philadelphia Story, is the story of rival newspaper reporters who wed only to find that their careers […]
BUENA VISTA SOCIAL CLUB Traveling from the streets of Havana to the stage of Carnegie Hall, this revelatory documentary captures a forgotten generation of Cuba’s brightest musical talents as they enjoy an unexpected brush with world fame. The veteran vocalists and instrumentalists collaborated with American guitarist and roots-music champion Ry Cooder to form the Buena […]
Jacques Demy followed up The Umbrellas of Cherbourg with another musical about missed connections and second chances, this one a more effervescent confection. Twins Delphine and Solange, a dance instructor and a music teacher (played by real-life sisters Catherine Deneuve and Françoise Dorléac), dream of big-city life; when a fair comes through their quiet port […]
An angelically beautiful Catherine Deneuve was launched into stardom by this glorious musical heart-tugger from Jacques Demy. She plays an umbrella-shop owner’s delicate daughter, glowing with first love for a handsome garage mechanic, played by Nino Castelnuovo. When the boy is shipped off to fight in Algeria, the two lovers must grow up quickly. Exquisitely […]
The 2017 SXSW Film Festival Awards
Producer-director Ridley Scott was at the SXSW in Austin to introduce 15 minutes of footage from Alien: Convenant, the sixth installment of the eagerly awaited Fox tentpole.
Touted by some as “the Eighth Wonder of the World,” the 1933 “King Kong” is considered by many critics to be the greatest adventure-fantasy-horror movie ever made.
This is about two very different guys with vastly different agendas and skill sets, who have to learn how to ride together, pick up the slack for each other and ultimately trust each other with their lives–Shepard
Celebrating its 30th Anniversary, the landmark 1987 Maurice returns with a presentation that befits its status as one of the finest films made by Merchant Ivory team, as well as one of the most respected and popular gay-themed films of its day.
As subtle as it is, I do think it’s going to be effective and I do think it’s important–Josh Gad
Personal Shopper: Mysterious Thriller from Olivier (Clouds of Sils Maria) Assayas, Starring Kristen Stewart
Kristen Stewart is tormented by a spirit in the spooky first trailer for Personal Shopper, which will be released March 10.
It was like the Hindenburg report. I literally heard, ‘Oh my God! He got the wrong envelope!’ And then it was slow motion–De Luca, Oscar co-producer