“There’s no such thing as Hollywood, really.”
“It’s weird watching it for the first time because it’s very different from when I pictured it.”
Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter has one of the most intriguing set-ups of any film to emerge in recent years: what if that eerie urban legend about the woman who, upon seeing Fargo and taking its “THIS IS A TRUE STORY” card at face value, traveled to Minnesota seeking the money dumped by Steve Buscemi’s character but died while completely lost, was an actual event?
Can we escape the legacies of Godard and Truffuat? Looking at great artists is both a minefield of arduous love and misguided thought.
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. Check out our rundown below and return every Tuesday for the best (or most interesting) films one can take home. Note that if you’re looking to support […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, Amanda Waltz, and I are joined by Jordan Raup to review Jaume Collet-Serra and Liam Neeson‘s third collaboration, Run All Night, which is now in wide release. After that, we take a look at the films coming to theaters and […]
With Cinderella (his 12th collaboration with Kenneth Branagh), composer Patrick Doyle has gotten to do something he’s been waiting his whole life for. He created something for the studio which he’s greatly admired since he was a boy. By providing this new score, to what is perhaps the most recognizable famous fairy tale, Doyle has become part of […]
When it comes to working in the film industry, and if you happen to be a talented and in-demand composer like Junkie XL, 16-to-18 hour days are the norm. Suffice to say, a composer’s work is never done but they also need to carve out time for necessary levity. A bit of a practical joker when […]
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of streaming […]
Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]