Pacifiction uses its thin narrative elements as a pretense to explore the texture of uncertainty, suspicion, and inaction.
Universal brings Licorice Pizza to home video with a beautiful Blu-ray, though the lack of a UHD option for such a gorgeous film is frustrating.
The film emerges from a bottomless well of Italian folk tradition, its narrative elaborately draped in veils of hearsay and scuttlebutt.
The collisions between the grave and the comic are crucial to the film's vision of a society cracking under the weight of its inconsistencies.
This release of Márta Mészáros’s most well-known film teasingly peels back the curtain on a fascinating and underappreciated career.
It’s the hints of danger, employed like ghost notes in a shuffling rhythm, that lend the film its sneaky depth of feeling.
The beauty of the presentation makes this a must-own release, even if the relatively by-the-numbers extras don’t fully rise to the occasion.
In the film, Australia is a country of sleepwalkers drifting along in a placid dream, unable or unwilling to wake up and move forward.
Love stories don’t come much more loveless than they do in the culminating film in de Oliveira’s Tetralogy of Frustrated Love.
The film’s real subject is a young woman awakening to her oppression, rendered poignant in all its awkwardness by Noée Abita.