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October 17, 2016
Writer-director Kelly Reichardt talks regional landscapes, literary adaptation, gender identity, working with actors and shooting on film in Certain Women.
October 10, 2016
In her career-best performance in Antonio Campos’ Christine, Rebecca Hall has found the darkness that she’s been looking for.
June 24, 2016
2011’s Dark Horse and new release Wiener-Dog may be the two most disparate films of Todd Solondz’s career, but they’re both unmistakably Solondz films.
December 10, 2015
To watch Austrian duo Severin Fiala and Veronika Franz’s Goodnight Mommy is to be subject to an emotional resonance and a merciless wit that goes far beyond the usual shock-and-horror experience you might expect.
October 13, 2015
Cary Fukunaga’s visually bold, riveting drama Beasts of No Nation is based on a 2005 novel by Nigerian author Uzodinma Iweala, about child soldiers fighting a civil war in an African country
June 19, 2014
As the lead environmental terrorist in Night Moves, Jesse Eisenberg takes it very seriously.
June 18, 2014
Christopher Blauvelt has taken over the camera for 2013, acting as cinematographer for The Bling Ring, Max Rose, and The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby. Known for his work with Harmony Korine and Sofia Coppola, he turned over his talents to Kelly Reichardt for her eco-thriller Night Moves.
October 4, 2013
At this year’s New York Film Festival, internationally renowned filmmaker Jia Zhangke showed his new film, A Touch of Sin, his first narrative feature since 24 City in 2008.
June 13, 2013
MovieMaker handicapper Josh Ralske reviews the premiere slate at the 2013 Los Angeles Film Festival and makes his top 10 picks.
May 15, 2013
Josh Ralske looks at nine unmissable films premiering at the 66th Festival de Cannes.
Tribeca Film Festival
May 10, 2013
I always go into the Tribeca Film Festival with a mixture of excitement and dread. Of the 738 (or so) features showing, how many will I be able to see?
Sam Fleischner Stand Clear of the Closing Doors
May 2, 2013
Sam Fleischner’s “Stand Clear of the Closing Doors” tells the story of an autistic boy lost for several days on NYC subway during Hurricane Sandy buildup.
east timor
April 30, 2013
East Timor Doc “Alias Ruby Blade” Tells Story of Love, Revolution and Hope through the efforts of activist Kirsty Sword to help overthrow Indonesian rule
kill team
April 25, 2013
The Kill Team tells the story of Adam Winfield, an American soldier stationed in Afghanistan, who realized members of his platoon were murdering civilians.
December 19, 2012
Josh Ralske’s take on a number of new films you won’t want to miss.
December 13, 2012
Josh Ralske’s take on a number of new films you won’t want to miss.