Its playful tone is a corrective to a century of scholarship that insisted on projecting the image of a moody spinster onto the poet.
The story has enough pathos to fulfill the expectations of a great tragedy, but the film feels like a commercial for something else entirely.
The original film hasn’t aged as well as other Stephen King adaptations from the era, so it will come as a surprise to no one that a remake is on the horizon.
Writer-director Andrew Haigh’s Lean on Pete exudes a quiet but self-evident sense of struggle.
We spoke to Seimetz about achieving a “live wire” atmosphere on set.
The only saving grace of the film’s mostly recycled horrors is how they deepen Michael Fassbender’s android David.
So Yong Kim’s Lovesong manages a convincing articulation of a complex friendship between two women.
Celia Rowlson-Hall’s Ma has had its subtext dragged kicking and screaming to the surface by its writer-director.
Despite its punctilious aesthetic of detachment, The Girlfriend Experience exerts a sneaky emotional pull.
The film conjures a menacing perspective on how the titular occupation hulls out empathy and cultivates an unsettling strain of cynicism.
With The Sacrament, director Ti West has bitten off more of a premise than his classically modest barebones approach to horror movies can presently chew.
The thinness of the material is only accentuated by the cast’s spirited efforts to pad it out.
This Blu-ray disc’s disappointing sound mix is still not enough to detract from the film’s gleeful mumblecore-assaulting pleasures.
The Police Officer’s Wife had easily the most walkouts of any film I saw at the festival.
Adam Wingard’s You’re Next brazenly merges the home-invasion thriller with the dysfunctional family dramedy.
Amy Seimetz’s intoxicating slice of genre revisionism earns its “neo” prefix, envisioning a brightly sinister world where desperation is the new normal.
Carruth’s Upstream Color is lush, rhythmic, and deeply sensual, a film of exceptional beauty.
Vivid, striking, and methodical in its approach, Upstream Color’s visual aesthetic is both provocative and beautiful.