The Secret World of Arrietty
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The Secret World of Arrietty

You probably already know this, but Studio Ghibli is basically the Pixar of Japan, and…

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The Turin Horse
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The Turin Horse

While trying to explain the plot of Hungarian filmmaker Béla Tarr’s newest release The Turin…

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Michael
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Michael

Markus Schleinzer doesn’t waste much time in letting the audience know that the titular character…

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Perfect Sense
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Perfect Sense

Return
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Return

It’s harder to remember in this era in which it’s superheroes rather than soldiers that…

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Rampart
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Rampart

Rampart begins with a tight close-up of Woody Harrleson’s profile as he maneuvers his police…

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The Innkeepers
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The Innkeepers

Ti West is out of step with the times. The director specializes in horror films…

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The Miners’ Hymns
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The Miners’ Hymns

The delivery system for a film is generally pretty simple: it’s shot, the image captured…

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Kill List
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Kill List

You want to root for a director like Ben Wheatley. He makes films using relatively…

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Windfall
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Windfall

For various reasons, I usually find myself rooting for the bad guys in movies. Emperor…

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