Pialat and Cassavetes are concerned with the ways a woman’s ferocious independence can alienate and even terrify those around her.
The quaintness of much vintage sexploitation is precisely its charm.
The island setting’s tangible existentialism made it a key figure for the burgeoning art cinema movement of the early 1960s.
David Lowery’s mysterious evocation of childhood preys subtly and masterfully on adult fears.
Paul Robeson’s performance reflects the glass ceiling he continually hit as an extraordinary talent laboring under impossible restrictions.
Join ‘The Party’ or join the party? On the lighter side of early Soviet cinema.
Hou’s cinema is, like Taiwan itself, created from aesthetic flux and assimilation, cultural openness and deep sensitivity.
On mood, movement and momentum in the best of contemporary neo-noir.
One of America’s recent microbudget filmmaking all-stars, Nathan Silver brings a cast of characters careening forth into the world.
MONUMENTAL revisits the West, in David Brower-vision.