An uneasy sit cushioned by lustrous, period-evoking B&W lensing and the outstanding performances of Julia Vysotskaya and Christian Clauß.
Venice Film Festival
A delightful, surprisingly respectful mockumentary that takes gentle aim at the incongruities of monarchy, Belgium, and the Balkans.
VENICE, Italy — With "La La Land," "The Light Between Oceans," "Arrival," "Nocturnal Animals," "The Bleeder," and "Hacksaw Ridge" all screening in its first five days, the Venice Film Festival…
"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.
A jolting opening segues into a scattered, slightly confusing beginning, but Spanish actor-turned-director Raúl Arévalo quickly brings his deeply impressive debut under control, reining in the…
The film has the kind of majesty found not in the grand gesture but the modest detail, the kind that accumulates resonance with each seemingly minor event until the picture becomes complete.
Anglo-Italian Roan Johnson's third feature is a grab bag of naïve teens and unmodulated hot-headed adults who wear out their welcome early on.
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…
A Kim Ki-duk film playing in Venice is hardly an unprecedented event, but by now one general question is prompted by the appearance of any new title from the famously prolific and divisive director…
What do jellyfish, steelpan drums, statuary, and the fate of the Native American people have in common? That is not a riddle, it’s an honest question, and if you can supply a ready answer, or even if…