Jonathan Pryce makes a strong case for Shylock’s infamous demand for a pound of flesh in Shakespeare’s Globe‘s gorgeously stylized production of “The Merchant of Venice.” But in order to pull off…
Based on British author Arthur Ransome's popular children's books of the 1930s and 1940s, "Swallows and Amazons" is, on the face of it, a fairly conservative film.
Festival programmers should check out this highly stylized, convoluted, black-comedy/thriller, which provides a sarcastic reflection on the identity and concerns of contemporary Estonia.
Czech critics selected "Munich" as their best film of 2015. Expect further fest play geared to expat audiences and humor events.
The dissidents who speak out against towering monolithic regimes — who have the courage to play David to the Goliath of totalitarianism — are often instrumental in making those regimes fall. To give…
Conspiracy theorists obsessed with spinning false-flag scenarios may appreciate the stoking of their paranoia during "Beta Test," a weirdly retro and energetically preposterous thriller about a…
In the seventh episode of the third season of "BoJack Horseman," the idea is raised to make the for-your-consideration advertisements for BoJack's film "Secretariat" into reflective surfaces that…
The woozy bad-trip-at-the-sex-club atmosphere of the 1970s films paid tribute to here often prized softcore titillation over horror content, not to mention narrative drive.
Moviegoers are apt to feel befuddled by this indie head-scratcher, which operates according to its own dreamy wavelength, disregarding traditional narrative structure or lucidity at every turn.
The sophisticated and rewarding new musical "War Paint," about the decades-spanning rivalry of cosmetic titans Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubinstein, manages remarkably to be many things at once…
Wait! Do you really want to click on that Baby Pandas / Neo-Nazi / S&M website? British scribe James Graham and Donmar Warehouse artistic director Josie Rourke, who co-created the mind-bending…