Zade Constantine

[Berlin Review] Genius

Genius is an exploration of the creative partnership between author Thomas Wolfe (Jude Law) and editor Maxwell Perkins (Colin Firth). Embedded in that quick syn...

[Berlin Review] Alone in Berlin

A simple act of defiance against the Nazi regime inspired German author Hans Fallada to write the novel Every Man Dies Alone. The themes of Fallada's novel reso...

[Review] Jimmy’s Hall

Jimmy’s Hall, rumored to be Ken Loach’s final film, condenses the various political ideologies and conflicts of post-civil war Ireland into a manageable histori...

Zade Constantine’s Top 10 Films of 2014

On average, moviegoers paid $8.12 to see a film in 2014. Those of us living in major cities, however, have grown accustomed to handing over $12.50 or more f...

[Review] Fury

The year is 1945. An opening title card states that “every man, woman and child” have been mobilized to kill the Allies. David Ayer’s latest film, Fury, spends ...

[NYFF Review] Iris

In 1970, David and Albert Maysles unleashed their seminal documentary Gimme Shelter. The brothers captured the violent events at the 1969 Altamont Speedway Fest...

[NYFF Review] Time Out of Mind

Finding a link between the shared title of Oren Moverman's third feature film, Time Out of Mind, and Bob Dylan's 1997 album took a little effort. Moverman co-wr...

[NYFF Review] Whiplash

Late in Whiplash, Terence Fletcher, studio band leader and instructor at Shaffer Conservatory of Music, argues that "the most harmful words in the English langu...