“Endeavors to evoke the great character-driven movies of the 1970s, but never quite lives up to its epic scope.”
Toback and Alec Baldwin talk art and money with the likes of Scorsese, Bertolucci, and Polanski. Updated through 5/20.
“Caustic, surreal, creepy, and blackly funny.” Updated through 5/20.
As if Dardennes were asked “to make a cinematic cocktail using equal parts of ‘Summer With Monica’ and ‘Silkwood.’”
The “first post-Soviet Russian director to gain international prominence” was 54. Updated through 5/20.
“The Coens have again taken a real time and place and freely made it their own.” Updated through 5/20.
Alejandro Jodorowsky’s first feature in 23 years is “an unexpectedly touching and personal work.” Updated through 5/19.
For some, it “has the overall depth and tenor of a Lifetime movie.” Others are moved to tears. Updated through 5/19.
The trades love it. Everyone else (so far), not so much. Updated through 5/19.
“Almost feels like an extended trailer for an entire season of a French working-class daytime drama.”
A “mesmerizingly odd mix of queer-culture ethnography and Hitchcockian thriller.” Updated through 5/19.
“Where ‘The Arbor’ retained a certain televisual quality to its construction, ‘The Selfish Giant’ is boldly, broodingly cinematic.” Updated through 5/18.