Reviews

'George': Film Review
Fri, 23 Feb 2018 00:03:40 +0000

Jeffrey Perkins' 'George' pays tribute to the man who invented the hard-to-define Fluxus art movement.

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'Every Day': Film Review
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:00:00 +0000

'Every Day,' the screen adaptation of David Levithan's YA best-seller, stars Angourie Rice as a lovestruck teen.

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'The Chamber': Film Review
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 21:25:48 +0000

A four-person crew is trapped in a submersible at the bottom of the ocean in 'The Chamber,' Ben Parker's thriller featuring Johannes Bah Kuhnke of 'Force Majeure.'

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'Half Magic': Film Review
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:58:03 +0000

Heather Graham wrote, directed and stars in 'Half Magic,' a ribald comedy about a woman desperate to improve her professional and romantic lives.

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'Broken Ceiling': Film Review
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 20:41:00 +0000

Adam Davis watches a black woman fight for workplace equality in his play-like debut 'Broken Ceiling.'

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'Survivors Guide to Prison': Film Review
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 18:15:37 +0000

Matthew Cooke follows up his doc about the drug war with 'Survivors Guide to Prison,' a look at the justice system.

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'Museum' ('Museo'): Film Review | Berlin 2018
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:03:30 +0000

Gael Garcia Bernal steals a priceless Aztec treasure in Alfonso Ruizpalacios’ offbeat Mexican caper, 'Museum.'

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'Touch Me Not': Film Review | Berlin 2018
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 15:25:16 +0000

Adina Pintilie’s first feature, 'Touch Me Not,' is an eye-opening look at human sexuality, on the uncertain edge of fiction and non-fiction.

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'The Interpreter' ('Tlmocnik'): Film Review | Berlin 2018
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:20:42 +0000

Jiri Menzel ('The Cremator') and Peter Simonischek ('Toni Erdmann') star in 'The Interpreter,' Martin Sulik's bittersweet road movie about the son of an S.S. member and his Jewish translator.

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'Ryuichi Sakamoto: async Live at the Park Avenue Armory': Film Review | Berlin 2018
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:11:22 +0000

The Oscar-winning Japanese composer performs his latest album live in Stephen Nomura Schible's intimate concert film 'async Live at the Park Avenue Armory'.

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'Swinging Safari': Film Review
Thu, 22 Feb 2018 02:11:34 +0000

Stephan Elliott reteams with his 'Priscilla' star Guy Pearce for 'Swinging Safari,' a raucous, semi-autobiographical ode to growing up unsupervised in the 1970s.

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'Foreboding' ('Yocho'): Film Review | Berlin 2018
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 23:34:16 +0000

The alien parasites from 'Before We Vanish' return to invade planet Earth in the second part of Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s film adaptation, 'Foreboding' ('Yocho').

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'Unsane': Film Review | Berlin 2018
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 21:30:00 +0000

Claire Foy gets a raw deal on mental health care in 'Unsane,' Steven Soderbergh's low-budget indie shocker about a woman in mortal danger either real or imagined.

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'Becoming Astrid' ('Unga Astrid'): Film Review | Berlin 2018
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 20:30:00 +0000

'Becoming Astrid,' the latest film from Danish director Pernille Fischer Christensen ('A Soap'), casts Alba August as the young Astrid Lindgren.

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'The Son' ('Syn'): Film Review | Berlin 2018
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 19:00:00 +0000

Documentary director Alexander Abaturov ('Sleeping Souls') shot his new feature, 'The Son,' at a Russian army barracks in Siberia.

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