Reviews

'Big Time': Film Review
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 17:33:43 +0000

Kaspar Astrup Schroder's documentary profiles famed Danish architect Bjarke Ingels.

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'The Space Between': Film Review
Wed, 29 Nov 2017 00:00:03 +0000

A tentative romance forms between an Aussie tourist and an Italian chef in 'The Space Between.'

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'Sennan Asbestos Disaster' ('Nippon koku vs Sennan ishiwata son'): Film Review
Tue, 28 Nov 2017 06:02:11 +0000

Japanese filmmaker Kazuo Hara's 'Sennan Asbestos Disaster' has just added an audience award from the Tokyo FilmEx festival to its best Asian documentary prize from Busan.

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Critic's Notebook: In 'Call Me by Your Name,' Timothee Chalamet Gives the Performance of the Year
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 14:00:00 +0000

The 21-year-old's stealthily devastating, masterfully modulated turn in Luca Guadagnino's Italy-set love story is one for the ages.

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'Breath' ('Nafas'): Film Review
Mon, 27 Nov 2017 13:38:17 +0000

War and revolution are seen through the eyes of a bright little girl in Narges Abyar's 'Breath' ('Nafas'), Iran’s foreign-language film Oscar submission.

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'The Distant Barking of Dogs': Film Review | IDFA 2017
Sun, 26 Nov 2017 18:41:35 +0000

Simon Lereng Wilmont's documentary 'The Distant Barking of Dogs,' shot in a village near the Ukraine/Russia front line, won the 'First Appearance' competition at the Dutch non-fiction showcase.

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'The Red Soul': Film Review | IDFA 2017
Sat, 25 Nov 2017 23:52:30 +0000

'The Red Soul,' Jessica Gorter's documentary on the contentious legacy of Joseph Stalin, premiered in competition at the Dutch non-fiction jamboree.

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'Al Di Qua': Film Review
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 22:33:41 +0000

Corrado Franco's artful doc 'Al Di Qua' lets the homeless men of Turin tell their own stories.

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'Maynard': Film Review
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 17:33:18 +0000

Samuel D. Pollard's documentary 'Maynard' recounts the life and career of Maynard Jackson, the first African-American mayor of Atlanta.

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'The Other Side of Everything' ('Druga strana svega'): Film Review | IDFA 2017
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 15:04:00 +0000

Mila Turajlic's documentary 'The Other Side of Everything' won top honors at the giant Dutch showcase of non-fiction cinema.

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'Diane Has the Right Shape' ('Diane a les epaules'): Film Review
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 11:48:27 +0000

French actress Clotilde Hesme ('Regular Lovers') portrays a surrogate mother in 'Diane Has the Right Shape,' a debut dramedy from writer-director Fabien Gorgeart.

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'The Deminer': Film Review | IDFA 2017
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 18:10:11 +0000

Hogir Hirori and Shinwar Kamal's Sweden-Iraq co-production 'The Deminer' won second prize at the world's largest documentary festival.

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'Maryline': Film Review
Thu, 23 Nov 2017 14:06:21 +0000

Cesar Award-winner Guillaume Gallienne ('Me, Myself and Mum') returns with his second feature, 'Maryline,' starring Comedie-Francaise actress Adeline d’Hermy.

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'Rodents of Unusual Size': Film Review
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:22:39 +0000

Chris Metzler, Jeff Springer and Quinn Costello's documentary 'Rodents of Unusual Size' relates the story of Louisiana residents struggling to deal with a profusion of nutria living in their wetlands.

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'Le Brio': Film Review
Wed, 22 Nov 2017 17:21:36 +0000

Singer-turned-actress Camelia Jordana stars alongside veteran Daniel Auteuil in 'Le Brio,' the latest feature from actor-director Yvan Attal ('My Wife Is an Actress').

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