A dramatically surprising examination of the night before Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination.
Returning to more esoteric territory after directing "All My Sons" on Broadway, Simon McBurney's latest is a gorgeous miniature in a series of over-elaborate postmodern frames.
Pairing Arthur Miller's probing social realism with Brit director Simon McBurney's multidisciplinary experimental approach was a gamble, but the payoff in "All My Sons" is considerable.
At the start of "The Woman in White," video designer William Dudley zooms in on a zoetrope, a quaint relic that provides a rudimentary moving image long since superseded by more sophisticated forms…
There is, quite probably, a lot less to "Jumpers" than meets the eye -- or rather the ear. But how could it be otherwise? Tom Stoppard's exuberantly surreal comedy contains long disquisitions on the…
The ninth Worldwide Short Film Festival will kick off June 3 with a gala of six shorts from five countries, including Martin Strange-Hansen's Oscar winning "This Charming Man" from Denmark.
Volker Schloendorff is still in Berlin. Two and a half years ago, when he was installed along with Pierre Couveinhes as managing director of Studio Babelsberg, a lot of people here didn't think he or…
The wild, impressionistic view with which writer Dennis Potter assails the so-called age of reason in "Mesmer" seems barely containable on the bigscreen. And if it were not for the grounded…
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