If Olivier Assayas's "Personal Shopper" took a step down from Hermès to H&M, the result would be something like "Never Ever."
Shakespeare's conniving Queen of Scotland is nowhere to be found in it, but a whole lot of courage gets screwed to the sticking place in "Lady Macbeth."
Time is an elastic element in the cinema of Lav Diaz — not just in the sprawling, searching spread of his films' historical purview, but the liberal, some might say liberated, scale of the films…
An uneasy sit cushioned by lustrous, period-evoking B&W lensing and the outstanding performances of Julia Vysotskaya and Christian Clauß.
"Nothing's ever mine, not to keep," the newly widowed Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy mordantly observes midway through "Jackie," Pablo Larraín's relentlessly close-up take on history's most iconized…
Ana Lily Amirpour's glossed-up follow-up once more weaves independent identity politics into a stylish, blood-spattered mash-up of genres, from cannibal exploitation to spaghetti western.
There's a vast, storm-hued majesty to the jagged coastal edges of Iceland that inspires hushed awe in tourists, armchair travelers and filmmakers alike, but to a teenager growing up — and, more…
This strange stew of socially conscious domestic drama and tentacular sci-fi erotica is far from what Escalante's previous work has led us to expect.
Few musical genres connote as specifically refined a visual aesthetic as jazz: Alongside those complex, clattering notes, a lot of immaculate lighting, styling and tailoring went into the birth of…
What sounds like fodder for a routinely gripping episode of "ER" is complicated with rare depths of personal and sensual detail in French director Katell Quillévéré's sublimely compassionate…
The best films of deadpan Austrian provocateur Ulrich Seidl pull off a tricky paradox: They're almost entirely passionless in their perspective, yet are engineered to elicit raging, sometimes…