Directed by Marek Kozakiewicz The tender yet harrowing new documentary Silent Love takes a fascinating and visceral approach to presenting the lives of real people on film. There are no voice-overs or narrations here, no talking heads popping up giving us statistics and facts about the scourge of homophobia in Poland. Instead, the camera functions... Continue Reading →
We recently celebrated the 24th anniversary of #TheSopranos. We share some of the big stars you forgot were on the show.
As 2022 comes to a close, I once again relish the opportunity to join every other critic in the world in preparing a list of the best films the year had to offer. Overall, 2022 felt like a rather strong cinematic year with some innovative and original films that provided me with that all too... Continue Reading →
Horror films had something of a resurgence in 2022, and it’s been a thrill to see. Not only were there a refreshingly high number of successful, theatrically released scary movies, but many of them were received well by critics and audiences alike. Unfortunately, the best horror film of the year, David Gordon Green’s Halloween Ends,... Continue Reading →
All the Beauty and the Bloodshed is simply staggering, a refreshingly angry film that sidesteps nearly every convention of typical documentary filmmaking to tell a unique life story. Walking in to the theater, I knew I was in capable hands with director Laura Poitras (Oscar winning director of Citizenfour) at the helm, but I couldn’t... Continue Reading →