It's a very fine line to walk when your film is metatextual; movies about the making of a movie, particularly the movie that's being made, means understanding the language of cinema deeply enough to make the references without killing the...
Mark Cousins directs a mesmerizing critical analysis of the 21st century in film.
Born in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Mark Cousins has traveled the world in pursuit of his artistic visions. I believe The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011) is the only complete work of his that I've seen, but what an ambitious,...
After premiering her feature debut Kill Me Please in the Orrizonti section at the Venice International Film Festival in 2015, the rising Brazilian filmmaker Anita Rocha de Silveira unveiled her sophomore feature at the Cannes Film Festival in 2021. Medusa was...
Do you have a taste for weird tales? Of course you do! (It was a rhetorical question.) I share your taste, but, frankly, I can't make heads of tails out of the Strawberry Mansion trailer. But I like it. Our...
Vladimir Friedman and Maria Belkin star in a tale of migration, told by Evgeny Ruman and Ziv Berkovich, coming soon on DVD from Music Box Films.
Sebastien Lifshitz directed the deeply affecting documentary, now on home video from Music Box Films.
Directed by Pablo Larraín, Mariana Di Girolamo and Gael Garcia Bernal star in a pulsating drama from Chile, now on Blu-ray and DVD from Music Box Films.
Virginie Efira, Adele Exarchopoulos, Gaspard Ulliel and Sandra Huller star in a complex and compelling character study, directed by Justine Triet.
Jackson Rathbone and Andrea Londo star in an affecting fantasy-drama, directed and written by Hugh Schulze, and now on DVD.
Felix Lefebvre and Benjamin Voisin star in a film by Francois Ozon, now on Blu-ray and DVD from Music Box Films.
Mila Al Zahrani, Dae Al Hilali and Nora Al Awad star in a finely-turned modern-day drama from Saudi Arabia, directed by Haifaa Al-Mansour.
The searing documentary, now streaming and also available on home video, paints a troubling portrait of one country's appalling treatment of LGBTQ+ citizens and immigrants.
Levan Gelbakhiani, Bachi Valishvili and Ana Javakishvili star in the drama from Georgia, directed by Levan Akin.
Melvil Poupaud, Denis Ménochet and Swann Arlaud lead the cast in François Ozon's drama, drawn from real-life experiences of childhood abuse.
Francesco Di Napoli stars in a stylish, unsettling crime drama, directed by Claudio Giovannesi.
The French series continues to plunge into the mysteries of the living dead.
Fans of slow-burning horror should check out Lukas Feigelfeld's debut feature.
Directed by Lukas Feigelfeld, the film features visceral and unforgiving terrors.
Vincent Lindon and Galatéa Bellugi star in director Xavier Giannoli's spiritual quest of a movie.