There’s something undeniably special about viewing silent films at the Castro.
Any potential flights of invention or creativity are subordinate to the plain and emphatic delivery of life lessons.
While featuring much screaming, accusations, collision of agendas, and the exhuming of dirty secrets, the film remains emotionally tone deaf.
The global economic maelstrom found a way to creep its way into the 47th edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival—but only for a moment.
The dissolution of Guy and Genevieve’s romance is a perfect parallel to the way we experience cinema.
Ti West’s film is so firmly rooted in suspense that even Hitchcock would be alternately proud/jealous.