A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night
Some of the images sit there unmoving for too long, but that very same stasis also helps create and enforce the underlying tension, the tormented…
Some of the images sit there unmoving for too long, but that very same stasis also helps create and enforce the underlying tension, the tormented space between people even when they are standing very close together. The film feels extremely personal. It is clear in every frame that Amirpour has put her own dream onscreen.
A review of "The Twilight Zone: The 5th Dimension" Limited Edition DVD set.
An interview with Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley on "The Imitation Game."
An interview with Richard Zoglin, author of the definitive biography of Bob Hope.
An interview with Jürgen Fauth, longtime film critic for About.com, and author of the anthology "Raves."
An appreciation of Nastassja Kinski, on the occasion of a tribute to her at the Film Society at Lincoln Center from November 27-December 3, 2014.
A piece on Mystery Science Theater 3000's "Turkey Day Collection."
An interview with Benedict Cumberbatch.
A piece on two new Shirley Clarke restorations, "Portrait of Jason" and "Ornette: Made in America".
A report on films that screened at the 2014 San Diego Asian Film Festival.
How "Maleficent" subverts Christian symbolism; A crash course in diva; Anne de Mare and Kirsten Kelly on "The Homestretch"; "Sports Night" was Aaron Sorkin at his best; Peter Erskine on "Whiplash."
A regular feature on the newest Blu-ray, On Demand, and streaming offerings, including "Mood Indigo," "Tammy," "Jersey Boys," "20,000 Days on Earth," "It Happened One Night," and more.
A report on "Song of the Sea" and "Over Your Dead Body" at the 2014 AFI Fest.
Balder and Dash
An obituary for Mike Nichols.
Remembering Mike Nichols; Kathryn Bigelow's experimental short; The rational wonders of Christopher Nolan; Interviewing Billy Wilder; RIP Leigh Chapman.
Festivals & Awards
A report from the 2014 Los Cabos Film Festival.