About Dry Grasses

Turkish filmmaker Nuri Bilge Ceylan continues his grandiose creative momentum with his latest art-house dramatic epic, About Dry Grasses. With his 2014 Palme d'Or winner Winter Sleep (which made my [...]

Poor Things

Greek provocateur Yorgos Lanthimos's adoration for surrealist aesthetics and edgy material is apparent once again in Poor Things, this time showing a fascination for silent movie aesthetics and highly stylized [...]


The transition from childhood into the teenage years can be among the most turbulent years of a person’s life. Thoughts, actions, and relationships change, and kids often feel alone during [...]

May December

Mostly a film about performance and partly about identity, Todd Hayes's May December is quite a fascinating film on many levels. An artful, rangy, and engrossing psychological drama that merges [...]

The Holdovers

A deeply humane and fully sustained absorption in loneliness, grief, world history, and philosophy, along with frequent quarrels between a history instructor and a small group of New England boarding [...]


Melancholic, poetic, and deeply empathetic, Sofia Coppola's biopic Priscilla follows Priscilla Presley and her relationship, marriage, and breakup with Elvis Presley. The film is a compelling, stylish portrait of a [...]

Anatomy of a Fall

To say that Juliet Triet's courtroom drama Anatomy of a Fall is riveting and worthy of all its praise on the festival circuit would be something of an understatement. This [...]

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