Blending documentary and reenactment, director Chan Tze-woon compares and contrasts contemporary and historical activist movements.
A new box set of four of the Iranian director’s features offers a great opportunity to get to know his singular style.
Working for the first time without his brother Ethan, Coen’s film adaptation, featuring Denzel Washington as Macbeth, embraces the text with unusual faithfulness.
Anthology Film Archives’ complete retrospective of the influential Canadian experimental filmmaker includes many exceptionally rare titles.
In the early 1980s, a teenager who tagged some anti-government graffiti was crushed by the state. Radu Jude’s fiction/documentary hybrid Uppercase Print tells his story with a mix of horror and dark humor.
Todd Chandler’s documentary Bulletproof looks at the many people monetizing the societal rot of school shootings.
With dense split-screen use of period artifacts and a killer Velvets soundtrack, Todd Haynes’s documentary is a loving tribute to his favorite band.
This update brings the star power of Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac, but can’t match the emotional intensity of the original.
The Works and Days is a quiet epic, using its length to capture the rhythms of rural life and its desecration by urbanization better than any conventional movie could.
“You don’t need corporate validation or Hollywood validation to do something,” the pioneering No Wave filmmaker explains.
The filmmaker talks to Hyperallergic about his documentary All Light, Everywhere and incorporating theory into his practice.
Directors Lav Diaz, Mattie Do, and Minh Quý Truong have built off Hollywood’s tropes in unexpected ways in their science fiction films.