To enjoy the first half of Madonna’s show, without reservation, is to condone the singer’s propensity for self-congratulation.
George W. Bush’s human rights violations have fully caught up with today’s documentary filmmakers.
You can tell that the brief but potent career of Jeff Buckley has impacted yet another European singer-songwriter.
Sparks is little known outside its circle of devotees, who are die-harder than Bruce Willis.
Chaw rages against the Hollywood machine’s depictions of class, gender and race, puncturing political correctness.
Everywhere you went at the 49th San Francisco Film Festival you could feel a song coming on.
Any film connoisseur worth their salt knows that the purveyors of this genre aimed low but shot high.
Carrière is very much his own auteur, suavely playful and elegantly subversive.
Slant spoke with Zahedi about the dual challenges of serving his subject and his audience.
Only one feature, Les Saignantes, and one short, The Colonial Friend, struck me as unqualified masterpieces.
The Devil and Daniel Johnston hopes that Johnston and his mythic realities are never lost.
Faith, in one way or another, seemed to be on trial frequently at the 30th CIFF.
This installment focuses on nonfiction film, the hazards of independent distribution, and Cheshire’s own filmmaking debut, a documentary titled Moving Midway.
Cheshire was open to discussing how the changing times broadened his interests in film and filmmaking.
Writer-director James Bai’s Puzzlehead which shows this week at the Two Boots Pioneer Theater, proves that ingenuity is currency.
This year’s edition shouldn’t be shrugged off because there are no sure-things like Murderball and Junebug on the bill.
Let us recommend five films that will remind you that not all monkeys are rabid psycho killers.
A time to taste small, savory dishes from all over the world before the bigger feast of the upcoming New Directors/New Films series.
Charles Taylor was dismissed from his duties as a Salon critic in February, 2005. At the time, Salon editor Joan Walsh chalked up the decision to simple economics.
“I think it’s very easy for us to look down on James Whale from our 21st-century perches.”