In recent years, the humble art of knitting has acquired an increasingly young, hip following for its supposedly therapeutic benefits — and finally has a film to show for it in "Close-Knit."
"These are very simple pieces, but if you go deeper, they are more complicated." So explains a minor character midway through Hong Sangsoo's "On the Beach at Night Alone."
Great horror cinema is so often about playing the long game, waiting out the slow burn, that it can be tricky to achieve in short form.
With Fidel Castro gone and trade embargoes relaxed, any present-day vision of Cuba feels like an ephemeral one, a time-marking snapshot of a country in unpredictable transition.
It may have its uses in describing butter cookies and cat videos, but it's fair to say that "short and sweet" is an over-applied compliment: Sometimes it's better to be short and severely…
Multiple mirrors abound in frame after frame of "A Fantastic Woman," repeatedly reflecting the woman of the title — young, beautiful, headstrong Marina — in all her, well, fantastic glory.
To begin at the very end, the closing credits of "Viceroy's House" bear a detailed dedication to a woman who survived the devastating upheaval of the 1947 Partition of India.
To say at this point that Isabelle Huppert is the best thing about any film featuring Isabelle Huppert is tantamount to saying that chocolate chips are the standout in a chocolate chip cookie.
Ever since the bulbous, gorgeous gay erotica of one-time underground icon Tom of Finland crossed over from the locked drawer to the coffee table, it has been plagued by the same old line of…
Life is what happens while you're busy making other plans, goes the old saying — though for the variously stymied characters of "Félicité," life hits them when they have no plan at all.
The words "I'll see you in my dreams" get an eerie, affecting new spin in "On Body and Soul," a determinedly eccentric but intermittently startling misfit romance.