Wilkerson doesn't mean to suggest ambiguity with his title, but it is indicative of his naval-gazing focus on family skeletons, combined with a tendency to sensationalize the obvious.
Locarno Film Festival
Non-professional actors and a lightweight camera further the feel of verisimilitude in "3/4," a modest, stripped-down reverie that captures a summer of change for a father and his two kids.
The benignly dull Switzerland of Harry Lime’s famous summation in “The Third Man” (“…brotherly love, 500 years of democracy and peace, and what did they produce? The cuckoo clock”) is nowhere to be…
A werewolf tale with lesbian undertones that plays with fantasy elements to address issues that matter in the real world, including class, difference, motherhood and desire.
An extraordinary premise gets a slightly ordinary workout in Felix Randau’s meticulously mounted but narratively simplistic “Iceman,” an imagining of the last days in the life of the man we now know…
Given the film's inherent lack of compositional interest, more than this ridiculous story would be needed to say anything beyond the most superficial observations on the state of the world.
A woman dies of Alzheimers in a small Chinese fishing village in slow-cinema auteur Wang Bing's merciless Locarno-winning documentary.
As unvarnished in its gaze as it is unpolished in lensing, the documentary fascinates by its refusal to simplify a very complicated life.
In a drab Korean village in the gray dawn, a young woman sits in a locked car, refusing to let her boyfriend in from the cold, punishing him for a thoughtless response to a recent scare. The…
Characters are constructed with a few distinct traits that make them seem like figures from oral legend, but uncertain editing choices lead to narrative confusion.
Mathieu Kassovitz boxes on well-trodden ground as a journeyman fighter and family man nearing the end of an undistinguished career.