Famous filmmaker Werner Herzog dwells on the lives of subsistence hunter-fishermen and their families in the isolated village of Bakhta, in the remote and pristine Siberian wilderness. Read more>>
Archive for the 'Women on Film' Category
Jennifer Lynch lobs an unnerving and provocative grenade into the heart of the horror genre. Read more>>
The 2012 EDA Awards received monumental media recognition, with coverage in Time, Variety, USA Today, Thompson On Hollywood, Movie City News and dozens of other esteemed journals and blogs. With sincerest thanks to all, here’s a sampling of the media coverage we’ve received.
A lovely film with heartfelt performances from a fantastic cast that focuses on the upsides of getting older… Read more>>
A haunting, postcolonial inversion of a Murnau classic.
This British attempt to ape Hollywood action movies only looks absurd, even if it does accidentally also hold up most Hollywood action movies as absurd, too… Read more>>
Three-term Mayor Ed Koch ran NYC from 1978-1989, revitalizing the city and stirring up a lot of controversy. Love him or hate him, Koch still commands a lot of attention. This fine biodoc by Neil Barsky gives him his due, past and present. Read more>>
Historically compelling, journalistically rigorous, and bursting with Essence of Koch… Read more…
Jen and Sylvia Soska’s American Mary summons the spirit of Cronenberg’s Dead Ringers with classical music, cold instruments and red scrubs along with a dark Lynchian aesthetic. There are Asian and European horror influences too, yet astonishingly the film feels personal and unique. Intelligent ideas, fascinating body modification procedures and a controlled performance from Katharine Isabelle, in the lead role, all make for hypnotic viewing. Read more>>.
56 UP is the latest chapter in Michael Apted’s epic multi-episode UP Series, following the lives of fourteen British citizens since 1963, when they were seven year old boys and girls living in very different circumstances in diverse regions of the United Kingdom. For those who followed the series, this is a great catch up with old friends. It’s also fascinating for those who are just becoming acquainted. Read more>>