An archetypal portrayal of the ambiguous loner with unexplained motives has just received a solid upgrade from the Criterion Collection.
The film is heavy on the superficial “authenticity” that informs set design, but so slight on the emotional authenticity that would actually resonate.
Second film in Auteuil’s adaptation of Marcel Pagnol’s romance trilogy is a beautiful look at the meaning of fatherhood.
A blockbuster director makes a tiny, European-influenced art film, and the results are staggering.
New documentary looks at the power of music on the human mind.
The independent’s first studio film may be a compromised work, but it’s stellar, gripping drama.
A hangout war film in which death doesn’t come into play, in which honor and bravery are rather distant reasons for shipping out, and the crew’s one chance at actually accomplishing something for their country is rather hopelessly bungled
Lindsay Anderson’s timeless rebel yell is now available on Blu-ray in its home country.
Cult creature feature gets a glossy new Blu-ray thanks to Scream Factory.
New film is an adaptation of a play from legendary playwright Marcel Pagnol.
What would you do if you found out your child was not your own?
New film is Katrin Gebbe’s directorial debut.
Bertolucci’s first film in over ten years isn’t a game changer, but it is a fascinating late entry in his storied career.
Boyhood is Linklater’s finest film of the past decade, a work of quiet insight and tremendous compassion, the result of a truly independent mind following his instincts.
Two mumblecore directors tell a story of older characters, reminding us that self-reflection and discovery aren’t just the province of the young.
One of the year’s most talked about genre films may very well be one of its most disappointing. (according to Josh)