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Wild, Wild Wes A master of high style goes looking for adventure. from New Yorker

  The director Wes Anderson is making a movie in a large studio in the East End of London while seated at his desk in Montparnasse, in Paris. His workspace … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Leap of Faith by Chris Wisniewski on Children of Men

  Children of Men didn’t really have a “best of the decade” pedigree. An unusually large team of five writers was credited with adapting P.D. James’s dystopic novel for the … Continue reading

September 3, 2014 · Leave a comment

Enter the Void- Altering Perceptions on an Astral Plane Trip by Manohla Dargis

    More specifically, “Enter the Void” is the latest from the never uninteresting, sometimes exasperating Mr. Noé, whose films, like “Irrevérsible” (2002), skew toward provocations, filled with flashes of … Continue reading

August 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Interview with TOKYO GORE POLICE Director Yoshihiro Nishimura

In September 2008, Yoshihiro Nishimura visited Austin, Texas where his film Tokyo Gore Police (Tôkyô zankoku keisatsu) won the first place prize in the AMD Next Wave competition at Fantastic … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nobuhiko Obayashi’s House

HAUSU Seven nubile young schoolgirls are plunged into a seething cauldron of supernatural shenanigans when they venture into a haunted country house, in cult director Nobuhiko Obayashi’s eye-popping, jaw-dropping and … Continue reading

July 31, 2014 · 1 Comment

Silent Running by Rob Nixon

It may not be easy to imagine Silent Running (1971) competing in today’s sci-fi movie market. It has special effects, created by an acknowledged master in the field, but they … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Duncan Jones’ Moon by Roger Ebert

  Is “Moon” evoking “2001,” or does its mining outpost on the far side of the moon simply happen to date back to the “2001” era ? I lean toward … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Russian Ark by Peter Bradshaw

This is sort of an oddity – and sort of a miracle. It’s a strategic and logistical achievement whose effect, over an hour and a half, builds into something weirdly … Continue reading

July 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Leos Carax’s Astonishing “Holy Motors” by Richard Brody

  Making movies is like playing a musical instrument—it helps to stay in practice. That’s why it’s such a wondrous surprise that Leos Carax’s new film, “Holy Motors” , seems … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Nicolas Winding Refn – The Auteur of Ultraviolence by Amos Barshad

On the hunt for pie, toys, and truth with Nicolas Winding Refn, the director of Drive and Only God Forgives It’s sweltering in trash-choked New York City and Nicolas Winding … Continue reading

July 22, 2014 · Leave a comment