The film is a doodle, but in its offhanded way, it effectively attests to the resolute nature of the Russian character.
The Inside remake is at best competently mounted and at worst a case study in watering down chaos for an American market.
See below for a list of the films that just missed making it onto our list of the best films of 2017, followed by our contributors’ individual ballots.
MacLaren elaborates on her decision to rhyme a character’s slow walk down a corridor with a scene from the show’s first episode.
The trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson’s eighth feature-length film dropped less than 30 minutes ago and cinephiles are already frothing at the mouth.
The film suggests a throwback to one of those old Hollywood moonshots of thorny romance and life-or-death adventure.
The influence of Akira Kurosawa is very much evident in the ornate clip from Wes Anderson’s new film.
Broad City is still gut-busting, but there’s a sad undercurrent to the new season.
It invests the minutia of the down-and-out lives inside a budget motel with a bittersweet energy and significance.
Robin Campillo’s BPM (Beats Per Minute) is at its most intimate when observing the exchange of war stories.
The film is only in the business of supplying the sort of fear that hinges entirely on the shock of the exotic.
Tarik Saleh’s film gives a casually electric sense of how hardscrabble lives persist in times of war.
Cocote will have its world premiere on Wednesdy, August 3 at the Swiss festival.
Italian filmmaker Luca Guadagnino’s upcoming Call Me by Your Name first earned plaudits at its world premiere at this year’s Sundance Film Festival.
“How do we get ahead of crazy if we don’t know how crazy thinks?”
One of the most beautiful and mysterious of all existentialist adventure films receives a deservedly lush and subtle transfer.
This uniquely immersive video attests to Marcak knack for empathetically homing in on the essence of archetypical figures.
Scene after scene transpires as a discussion about togetherness—as eternal ideal and currency.
The Americans is the rolling stone that gathers no moss.
Maybe the ultimate project of The Americans is to recognize its characters’ collective disillusionment.