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Toronto 2015 Review: THE ENDLESS RIVER, A Gorgeously Rendered But Emotionally Distant Portrait Of Loss

South African festival darling Oliver Hermanus continues his remarkable run of international acclaim with his third effort, The Endless River. Selected in competition in Venice before coming here to Toronto Hermanus delivers a thematically challenging and gorgeously rendered yet emotionally...

Tribeca 2012 Review: POLISSE Makes for an Atypical & Harrowing Procedural

It's been over eight hours since I left the theater; eight hours after taking in the third film from filmmaker/actress Maïwenn, largely my first experience with her work. Polisse (a clever, simple, kid-inspired misspelling) is an in-depth and very intense...

WHITE MATERIAL on BLURAY is RED HOT

Criterion releases all kinds of films. While they concentrate on time honored classics (often in need of careful restoration) they occasionally release current films. It's a practice that bothers some who see Criterion asa benchmark for what is classic or...

NYFF 09: WHITE MATERIAL

Set in an unspecified French speaking African nation mired by civil war, Claire Denis' White Material skirts around much of the social and political commentary that comes with many films shot on the African continent by semi-outsiders. It is in...