This high-falutin’ Nazi origin story is practically a masterpiece of subtlety in the finger-wagging blowhard Michael Haneke’s canon.
A barebones DVD release of a predictably, spectacularly toothsome Catherine Breillat film.
A less than stellar presentation for a forgotten pioneer's subversive gem.
The film contemplates the gulf between a child’s dawn-fresh perception of the world and the horrors descended upon it by war.
All aboard for John Ford's enduring Old West ride.
An eye-opening set for anyone who knows Nagisa Oshima only through his 1970s erotic corridas.
A sex-toy Pinocchio? Offenbach’s Olympia as an inflatable courtesan? If only.
Nicolas Cage’s performance is some kind of tour de force.
Music, from rock to reggae to blues, has always played an integral part in Demme’s movies.
The middle entry in Jonathan Demme’s proposed trilogy of Neil Young concert films, Neil Young Trunk Show finds the grizzled singer in robust, high-decibel form.
Bourgeois conformity is the real Public Enemy Number One in this still-startling domestic freak-out.
The film is notable for its aggressive miserablism, but also for its stellar photography, which this great transfer dutifully reveres.
Yet another dubious Guevara biopic that sees the man’s ideology as something to be worn and not questioned.
Not much star power bolstering the disc’s bonus features, but overall it’s a nice package for a rather small film.
A present-tense record of nation-splitting turmoil, the film remains a landmark of activist cinema.
This is a political thriller that would have had Costa-Gravas and Oliver Stone furiously taking notes.
Earlier this year in Toronto, we chatted about charlatans and artists, Monty Python and Faustian deals, and, finally, Heath Ledger.
The film plays most intriguingly as a curious meeting between simpatico but ultimately incompatible artists.