Maybe ‘Cartoon College’ is an arty Island of Misfit Toys, but the industry isn’t and part of maturing into the field is observing that transition.
Diminished standards, ethical bankruptcy, the easy propagation of mistruths—unique to modern journalism? Let’s consider the history.
There’s more of the excavated Amir Shervan on the way, and bad-movie fans should be waiting with bated breath.
Though OTOMO’s story took place more than two decades ago, the film paints a portrait that feels contemporary: a city divided by rampant racism and xenophobia on one hand, and tolerance on the other.
Once thought lost, now found—and re-presented—TOO MUCH JOHNSON is funny, clever, cheeky, inventive and genuinely accomplished.
The end of state violence and return of democracy represented but a first step in rehabilitating Argentine politics.
Sex, love and death: Leave it to Denis to make the conventional challenging.
Seen today, of course, CONTRABAND is hardly a call to arms. But its propagandistic thrust may account for the vigor of its action.
Editing to music and the editor-auteur collaboration in Michael Powell and Claire Denis’ films.
An acutely detailed charmer whose punk scowl belies a pop-at-heart sensibility, WE ARE MARI PEPA sings a new song.
A committed performance and lush cinematography bring a classic novel to dystopian life.
Robert Gardner is gone, and we have yet to fully grasp where his films lead.