As Above, So Below
It's that rare found-footage film with a strong premise, a memorably eccentric style, and plenty of energy to burn. It's also poorly conceived, and hard…
This intense and poignant drama from writer-director Tom Gilroy is about a young man whose world is suddenly turned upside-down; it's a throwback to 1990s American indie films that were more about atmosphere, characterization and regional detail than gimmicks.
I can't imagine anyone who liked the show not enjoying this movie, even though the first half is stronger than the second. All in all the movie delivers what you expect but not in the way that you expect it.
A half-hour documentary about David Milch's Western drama "Deadwood," which premiered ten years ago this week on HBO. Written by Matt Zoller Seitz, edited by Steven Santos, narrated by Jim Beaver.
This adaptation of Jay Ward's 1960s cartoon is sweet and bombastic, clever and weirdly reactionary.
Scout Tafoya's video essay series "The Unloved" reconsiders "Tron: Legacy."
A video from Nelson Carvajal muses on film's depiction of television as the nightmare medium.
Benecio del Toro stars as a Blackfoot Indian and World War II veteran seeking treatment for headaches and catatonia with help from a French psychoanalyst (Mathieu Amalric). Meandering and peculiar but highly original, this is a psychodrama unlike any you've seen.
Ben Wheatley's historical drama "A Field in England," about a group of men wandering the countryside during the English civil war, is at once too little and too much. But this is to be expected from such a profoundly visceral movie.
"The Monuments Men" tests the proposition that an appealing cast can put almost any script across.
Some notes on Philip Seymour Hoffman, addiction, and compassion.