Written by Alexander Reams "It’s not until the 21-minute mark that we see the emotion that gives this film its name, terror, we know the attack is coming, it's been advertised and frequently shown in plot descriptions. An attack on … Continue reading.
Written by Alexander Reams "The heist genre is one of the most versatile genres, from the class drama in “Widows” to the quasi-musical “Baby Driver,” it's a very versatile genre, there are no caveats to a heist movie, all that's … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "The Taiwanese film “Mama Boy” might be the only film at this year’s New York Asian Film Festival that one could say is indebted to “Harold and Maude.” No, the age difference between the central romance … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison "As a movie, “The Seven Face of Jane” leaves something (a lot, in fact) to be desired, though this is hardly surprising. With eight directors directing a movie, none of whom are told anything about the … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison "It’s lucky that Harding—a first-time feature director—found an interesting subject, because the clutter that he adds around Carson can’t hold a candle to the man himself..."… Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "The title “The Girl on a Bulldozer” is an evocative image, one that filmmaker, Park Ri-woong, relies heavily on in his debut feature. The image of a petite woman handling such a large, unwieldy machine with … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison "If you take “West Side Story” and Kenneth Anger, put them together in an enclosure for long enough and let them get to know each other super well, a stork will one day deposit “Please Baby … Continue reading.
Written by Patrick Hao "Jeon Ga-young has been positioning herself as the next generation’s Hong Sang-soo with a trintet of meta films starring herself as a filmmaker seeking romance. So it is particularly interesting to see her break into a … Continue reading.
Written by Anna Harrison "Catholic guilt is one hell of a drug, no more so than in Silvia Brunelli’s feature debut, “Blessed Boys...”"… Continue reading.
Written by Maria Athayde "Written and directed by Kathleen Ermitage “Mixtape Trilogy: Stories of the Power of Music" was an incredible surprise. In the past few years, I have been increasingly jaded with music documentaries. They are either puff pieces … Continue reading.