The documentary may be the defining portrait of the dawning of the Covid-19 pandemic.
This undervalued film receives a beautiful transfer for its Blu-ray debut, but the dearth of extras leaves much to be desired.
The first international edition of the Noir City film festival in six years showcases the diversity and malleability of noir.
Criterion’s stacked release helps make the case that the film is more than just an interesting curio in Jarmusch’s canon.
The film muddies its sense of moral righteousness by suggesting that violence and vengeance can only be defeated by more of the same.
If technology ever was apolitical, those days are long gone.
Throughout, Remi Weekes forcefully, resonantly ties the film’s terror to the inner turmoil of his characters.
Kino’s release of Furie’s seminal spy film boasts a strong A/V presentation and an abundance of fascinating extras.
Darius Marder’s film captures, with urgency and tenderness, just how enticing the residue of the past can be.
Black Gravel is a bleak yet vital interrogation of West Germany’s struggles after World War II.
Wyler’s flawed yet fascinating film offers a look at a future Hollywood master in the nascent stage of his career.
This release brings much-needed attention to Berry’s tender portrait of black love and the failures of the welfare system.
Kino’s release Wilder’s 1943 film boasts a gorgeous transfer and an illuminating audio commentary track.
Sebastian Junger and Nick Quested’s prismatic look at a devastating new chapter in the War on Drugs lacks for cohesiveness.
This is sure to be the definitive transfer of Wyler’s classic for years to come.
The film is ultimately too tidy to embrace anything truly startling or unexpected, either stylistically or narratively.
The film gives full dimension to the rich, complex, and sometimes contradictory nature of the relationship between disciple and guru.
The full four-part, 220-minute cut of the film receives a stunning transfer and a small but illuminating assortment of extras.
The film never quite pushes beyond the archetypal nature of its scenario to fully unearth its characters’ psychological turmoil.
The film is at its most piercing and perceptive when traversing the virtual (and virulent) minefield of online fringe groups.