Not surprisingly, the film’s most effective scene is also its least pretentious.
The film is a ravishing evocation of a unconsummated romantic relationship put through an emotional and cultural ringer.
Get this: in Memento, Christopher Nolan tells his story backward!
The Whip and the Body is at once frightening and hysterical, a gothic rendition of a D.H. Lawrence tale.
Its brilliance emanates equally from its structure, the acuteness of its gaze, and Edward Yang’s acknowledgement of life as a series of alternately humdrum and catastrophic occurrences.
The Shooting pays obvious homage to the classic westerns of John Ford and Howard Hawks.
This is Kenneth Lonergan’s trip down a familiar road where lives will forever be emotionally and inextricably bound.
Woody Allen has grown up a lot since Take the Money and Run and it shows.
The ending is a bit pat, though the film’s simple truths about the nature of family and friendship will give young children something to chew on.
Its secrets unravel via a series of carefully calibrated compositions that become not unlike virtual gateways into Freudian pasts.
The film is as much a relevant view of adolescence and male/female relations as it is an act of remembrance.
Despite a suspenseful jolt or two, this cornball Hitchcock riff is anything but subtle.
Released at the pinnacle of his prolific Mexican period, Él remains one of Luis Buñuel’s crowning achievements.