Reviews

'Liberation Day': Film Review
Tue, 17 Oct 2017 20:41:53 +0000

Ugis Olte and Morten Travavik's documentary 'Liberation Day' chronicles the preparations for a concert in North Korea by the Slovenian rock band Laibach.

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'ajji': Film Review | Busan 2017
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 04:17:58 +0000

Devashish Makhija and actress-writer Sushma Deshpande collaborate on the revenge drama 'ajji' ('Granny').

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'Revengeance': Film Review
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:55:16 +0000

Bill Plympton's latest feature, 'Revengeance,' teams him with underground animator Jim Lujan.

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'Beauty Mark': Film Review
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:19:03 +0000

Harris Doran's debut 'Beauty Mark' stars Auden Thornton as a survivor of childhood abuse trying to care for her mother and son.

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'The Ballad of Lefty Brown': Film Review
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 22:53:47 +0000

Bill Pullman is a grizzled sidekick trying to do right by his old partner in Jared Moshe's Western 'The Ballad of Lefty Brown.'

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'The Ritual': Film Review
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 15:47:54 +0000

A group of British friends take an ill-advised hiking holiday in the aftermath of personal tragedy in David Bruckner’s Netflix-bound backwoods horror yarn 'The Ritual.'

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'Crash Pad': Film Review
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 14:58:16 +0000

Alexander Payne's longtime editor Kevin Tent makes his solo directing debut with 'Crash Pad,' a comedy about men trying to rebuild their wounded egos.

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'The Brink': Film Review | Busan 2017
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 07:29:48 +0000

Hong Kong director Jonathan Li makes his feature debut with 'The Brink.'

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'Glass Garden': Film Review | Busan 2017
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:12:11 +0000

Shin Suwon eases up on the darkness and revisits familiar social territory with 'Glass Garden.'

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'M.F.A.': Film Review
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 21:36:44 +0000

Francesca Eastwood plays an art student whose rape triggers a killing spree in Natalia Leite's 'M.F.A..'

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'B&B': Film Review
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:36:32 +0000

A gay couple pays a price for exercising hard-won rights in Joe Ahearne's suspense pic 'B&B.'

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'Wonder Wheel': Film Review | NYFF 2017
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 18:35:00 +0000

Kate Winslet stars as an unhappily married Coney Island waitress reimagining her future with Justin Timberlake's aspiring playwright in Woody Allen's latest period piece, 'Wonder Wheel.'

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'Te Ata': Film Review
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:28:25 +0000

Q'orianka Kilcher of 'The New World' plays the title role in 'Te Ata,' a biopic about the famed Native-American performer.

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'Coexist' ('CoeXister'): Film Review
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 05:59:49 +0000

Writer-director-actor Fabrice Eboue's feel-good sacrilegious comedy 'Coexist' stars Ramzy Bedia, Jonathan Cohen and Guillaume de Tonquedec ('What's in a Name?').

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'A Letter to the President' ('Namai Ba Rahis Gomhor'): Film Review | Busan 2017
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 22:58:13 +0000

An official is sentenced to the gallows for the accidental death of her abusive husband in 'A Letter to the President,' Afghanistan's entry for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award.

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