“Everything in the movie happened. Everything in the movie is real.”
What is it in John Ford’s images, and in his darkest film, that makes it feel like one of the few works of American poetry on film?
It was only a year ago when Alex Ross Perry‘s name was mentioned primarily among a small, supportive group of cinephiles, this contingent visibly excited by his funny, raw, and bitter road-trip comedy The Color Wheel. (Even fewer have seen Impolex, a dream-like feature debut from 2009.) That film — seemingly shot for nothing, and […]
“You can relate to any human being if you get to know them well enough.”
Four films from Steven Spielberg are on Blu-ray for the first time, and more.
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 […]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, editor Nick Newman, writer Danny King, and I are joined by the esteemed Allison Loring to discuss David Fincher‘s career and his latest film, the Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike-led thriller Gone Girl. After that, we take a look at the films coming […]
“James [Franco] has really resuscitated my interest and understanding what independent film is supposed to be, which is relentlessly author drive and director driven, but utterly inclusive, and to use that seeming contradiction to balance a collective approach to filmmaking that, nevertheless, has a very clear point of view.”
After getting international acclaim with his Filipino action thriller On the Job – even earning the attention of Hollywood, who are developing a remake — director Erik Matti was asked to come aboard The ABCs of Death 2. The anthology horror feature conjures up the fun concept of 26 separate shorts for each letter of the […]