presents Directed by: Bart Freundlich Starring: Michelle Williams, Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup, and Abby Quinn ** Opening Night Film 2019 Sundance Film Festival ** As if driven by an inescapable force, Isabel (Michelle Williams) has devoted her life to running an orphanage in a Calcutta slum. With funds running dry, a potential donor, who requires she travel from India to New York, to deliver Read More →
For those keeping score, I was not one of the people who hated Prometheus, in fact, I rather liked it a lot. Anytime a film delves into the mythology of a storied franchise there’s always a risk to alienate parts of a fan base, but what I thought director Ridley Scott set out to achieve was something bigger, he was trying to Read More →
20th Century Fox has debuted a NEW trailer for ALIEN: COVENANT! Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created with a new chapter in his groundbreaking ALIEN franchise. Watch the new trailer below! The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but Read More →
20th Century Fox has released the first trailer for ALIEN: COVENANT! Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created, with ALIEN: COVENANT, a new chapter in his groundbreaking ALIEN franchise. The crew of the colony ship Covenant, bound for a remote planet on the far side of the galaxy, discovers what they think is an uncharted paradise, but is actually a Read More →
20th CENTURY WOMEN Mike Mills 2016 USA 118 minutes Mike Mills’s texturally and behaviorally rich new comedy seems to keep redefining itself as it goes along, creating a moving group portrait of particular people in a particular place (Santa Barbara) at a particular moment in the 20th century (1979), one lovingly attended detail at a time. The great Annette Bening, Read More →
The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces the selection of 20th Century Women, written and directed by Mike Mills (Beginners), as the Centerpiece of the 54th New York Film Festival (September 30 – October 16). The gala screening on Saturday, October 8, will be the film’s World Premiere. Mills’s texturally and behaviorally rich new comedy keeps redefining itself as it Read More →
We all have a song that brings us back to high school. Perhaps a song that we associate with a breakup or in better cases, songs that we fell in love to. Songs are sense memories, bringing us back to a time and place. In William H Macy’s directorial debut, music is the focus of healing, discovery, and forgiveness.
Fresh with master shots, sly camera movements and clever inserts of nostalgic items such as record players flush with witty conversations on the meaning of life, sex and relationships, Peter Glanz‘s The Longest Week wears its influences on its sleeve – Wes Anderson and Woody Allen are everywhere in this film. The economic status of the characters could easily lead Read More →