The Chinese filmmaker himself appears not to suffer any pressure to separate the experience of the film from his own visual ideas.
Petzold discusses his collaborations with Harun Farocki and more.
Somehow, Bi Gan’s film is self-aware and fluid as its own viewing experience, yet inextricable from its loud-and-clear influences.
High Life is a vision of the future as bleak and feverish as director Claire Denis’s 2013 thriller Bastards.
No description can do justice to its best moments, which render the absurd and sublime one and the same.
This is another quarter-billion-dollar installment in the world’s longest and most expensive screensaver.
Ramsay likens Joaquin Phoenix’s mesmerism to that of Samantha Morton in Morvern Callar.
Corneliu Porumboiu’s documentary is ultimately a paean to (and warning against) expectation.
Throughout the film, nearly every exchange of dialogue sounds like sparring blocks of Wikipedia-like information.
Even Unsane’s most ridiculous moments coast on the sheer energy of Steven Soderbergh’s aesthetic gamesmanship.
Gus Van Sant’s film is admirably unsexy, and a testament to the comedic potential of going sober.
Damsel ends up feeling like a festival-land breakout comedy short dragged out for two interminable hours.
Christian Petzold’s lean, rigorous filmmaking proves essential as the story begins to run, deliberately, in circles.
The innate imperfection of canine hair gives Wes Anderson’s lovingly crafted dioramas the illusion of life.
On December 6, elites and journalists assembled at the Souk Madinat for the opening night of the festival.
The filmmaker has the regal countenance of a Viennese baron—or maybe a Bond villain.
The film is a paean to the 20th century’s moving image as well the invisible, Oz-like figure of the collector-as-curator.
This is a cunning and frequently hilarious film about exhuming the past and finding no diamond in the rough.
They discussed their ideas in an ardent repartee that was quintessentially New York.
This neurotic psychodrama in monster-movie clothing is accorded a deservedly top-notch A/V presentation.