The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum: The Past Is Present
Once dismissed as overly topical, this New German Cinema masterpiece is now regarded as an enduringly relevant indictment of surveillance capitalism and patriarchal oppression.
One Sings, the Other Doesn’t: Bodies and Selves
In one of her most buoyant films, Agnès Varda captured the emotional complexities at the heart of women’s struggle to win autonomy over their own bodies.
sex, lies, and videotape: Some Kind of Skin Flick
Flesh has rarely been as alive on-screen as it is in Steven Soderbergh’s feature debut, an intimate drama that changed the face of American independent film.
Gleaner’s Art: An Agnès Varda Exhibition
An exhibition in New York showcases the great French filmmaker’s gallery art, ranging from photographic portraits to installations that blend still and moving images.
My Own Private Idaho: Private Places
Naked: The Monster We Know
White Material: Out of Africa
Topsy-Turvy: Great Performances
Army of Shadows: Out of the Shadows
Beware, major spoilers ahead. Elegant, brutal, anxiety-provoking, and overwhelmingly sad, Jean-Pierre Melville’s 1969 Army of Shadows was released theatrically for the first time in the United States in 2006, to nearly universal critical acclai…
Gimme Shelter: Rock-and-Roll Zapruder
2 or 3 Things I Know About Her: The Whole and Its Parts
Chungking Express: Electric Youth
Wong Kar-wai’s international breakthrough was the Masculin féminin of the 1990s, a pop art movie about cool twentysomethings looking for love in the city that has replaced Paris as the center of the world-cinema imagination.
Le bonheur: Splendor in the Grass
Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Still No Answers
William Greaves’s masterpiece uses a single situation as the basis for a theme-and-variation structure that interrogates every aspect of the filmmaking process as well as the categories of fiction and documentary.