Code Unknown: Eurovisions
Michael Haneke’s politically prescient drama explores the tenuous, uneasy connections between inhabitants of a globally interwoven Europe.
Thief: Where Nothing Means Nothing
With economy and panache, Michael Mann established his existential crime drama style with this breakthrough first feature.
Blue: Bare Necessities
The thematic ideas and inspirations that sparked Three Colors: Blue (1993), though typically ambitious in scope, seem sketchy when compared to the intense experience of watching this exquisite film. We know that Krzysztof Kieślowski’s Three Colors…
The Small Back Room: Whisky Galore!
The fantasy-enriched, near operatic Technicolor dramas for which director-writer-producer collaborators Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger are perhaps best known—such as The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943), A Matter of Life and Death (194…