Undine is an elusive film that seamlessly melds romance, politics, and myth, while speaking directly to the anxieties of moving forward from a past you can’t quite escape.
If the sublime Lovers Rock is any indication, then the totality of Steve McQueen’s Small Axe may very well be the cinematic event of the year.
Hong Sang-soo’s latest may appear slight, but packs a good bit of depth, as it explores relationships, friendships, and intimacy.
This epic four-hour tour of Boston’s city government is not just a monument to film editing, but a spry, empathetic, and delightfully sharp dissection of civic life.
Nomadland pays cheap lip service to the causes of American poverty while romanticizing its brutal realities as part of a proud American tradition.
Tsai Ming-liang offers a powerhouse treatise on loneliness in his nearly wordless film Days. Read more about one of the best films of NYFF58.
The 58th New York Film Festival kicked off with a bold selection of films as dazzling and diverse as the city itself.
A look back at Cristi Puiu’s breakthrough film The Death of Mr. Lazarescu which won Un Certain Regard at Cannes and ranked #5 in New York Times: The 25 Best Films of the 21st Century So Far.
It’s hard to believe that 2020 is only halfway over, but hopefully this collection of wonderful films can serve as a balm to an otherwise harrowing year.