Therapy Dogs is a creatively stylized take on high school, following two friends in their senior year. Though the film is unlikely to appeal to all viewers, given its deliberately disjointed narrative, it manages to capture something of the nihilism–and violence–of wayward teenagers
“New York is so rich, and I couldn’t afford to travel so New York became my movie set.”
If we think of film as “visual storytelling”, Blood Sisters certainly gives us the “visual” even if it sometimes leaves us wondering about the “storytelling.”
Jafar Panahi made Taxi, his seventeenth film, in 2015, despite the fact that the director has been under a government-imposed 20-year ban from filmmaking for “spreading propaganda against the system.”
A Holy Day of Obligation meant we weren’t in the classroom for a couple of hours. Instead, we were in church—which can be entertaining, or at least interesting if it’s a cool church full of statues and art and stained glass and candles.
Documentarians Steven Rosenbaum and Pamela Yoder discuss their new film, The Outsider, about the construction of the 9/11 Museum and Memorial and why it feels so cut off from New York City and from the last 20 years.
There is no natural disaster in "Executive Order," a new Brazilian film starring Alfred Enoch, but the world is ending all the same. Centering on three Black people and a distinctly Black perspective, the film takes on human-made disaster, effectively eviscerating white power structures and narratives along the way.
A Review of Inside the Red Brick Wall (理大圍城)
THE SHORT FILM, “Kuroshio Current,” aims to tell a story of diasporic loss framed by traditional Taiwanese folk religion.
The Story of Southern Islet (南巫) is a stunning film on every level, technically accomplished with an intricate and distinctive beauty.
Night is Young (夜更) follows a Hong Kong taxi driver on one night in 2019.