Aria, a string of selections from 10 operas illustrated by 10 directors, is a film that could not have happened without the advent of music videos.
The Last of England has the rare ability to envelop one in its swirling images and bleak comedy one moment, and send a viewer off to sleep the next.
Though selling itself as a biography of controversial young British playwright Joe Orton, who was murdered in 1967, Prick Up Your Ears actually says very little about Orton the author, but deals…
There haven't been too many people who died at age 17 who have warranted the biopic treatment, but 1950s rock 'n' roller Ritchie Valens proves a worthy exception in La Bamba.
Story of an 11-year-old boy stranded in Japanese-occupied China during World War II is based on J.G. Ballard's autobiographical 1984 novel which marked the first non-science-fiction book by author…
This very special art film is neither documentary nor fiction. Paul Cox, one of Australia's foremost directors, was born in Holland and has made an exquisite, timeless tribute to Vincent Van Gogh…
A sort of Clockwork Orange meets Mad Max on the beach, pic hasn't one redeeming feature. Time is the near future and California's social fabric has been torn apart by a devastating earthquake. It's…
Loosely based on a story in National Lampoon, pic is an anarchistic jab at the insurance business and any other American institution that happens to be handy. In his best work such as Nashville and…
A powerful emotional, beautifully made film which will touch the hearts of all but the very cynical.
Picture this: London is cold, wet and miserable. What else does a girl do but answer an ad from a man looking for a 'wife' to take to a tropical island for a year?
The Sicilian represents a botched telling of the life of postwar outlaw leader Salvatore Giuliano. Just who contributed to what parts of the botching remain a mystery, since uncredited hands cut 30…