Love Is in the Air was made in France, but even the most isolated American moviegoer would likely find it familiar. If this romcom's setting and structure superficially recalls Almodó var's I'm So Excited!, director Alexandre...
4 years ago | Film Reviews
Here's the kind of theory that the five interviewees in Rodney Ascher's Room 237 have come up with about Stanley Kubrick's The Shining: One believes that it's an allegory about the genocide of Native Americans. Another that it's instead about the ...
4 years ago | Film and TV
"This film was born out of the rage of not being able to make other projects," Leos Carax says of Holy Motors, an anomaly in the French director's oeuvre as its production was relatively stress-free. Speaking at a hotel bar in New York, Carax says...
5 years ago | Film and TV
"I have always been against this idea of the 'clash of cultures,'" Marjane Satrapi says. "It's the biggest piece of bullshit I've ever heard." That's apparent from her films and graphic novels, which bridge worlds. Born in Iran, Satrapi emigrated ...
5 years ago | Film Reviews
After its Sundance première, Compliance might be infamous as the film that inspired a woman to cry out "Rape is not entertainment!" However, writer/director Craig Zobel is not Daniel Tosh. Judging from the film itself, which keeps its final...