Alternating between charmingly and cringingly unfashionable, George Miller’s Three Thousand Years of Longing defies some orientalist tropes while falling prey to others.
Lisa Hurwitz’s documentary finds some impressive interviewees, including Mel Brooks and Ruth Bader Ginsburg, to remember the bygone vending machine restaurant chain Horn & Hardart.
Stoner jokes, unexpected pop culture references, and an unlikely love story jangle against each other like charms on a bracelet.
MoMA’s exhibition Neelon Crawford: Filmmaker is a retrospective of his experimental work documenting machinery, travels in South America, and more.
Cinema’s thorny depictions of Israeli military action reflects the swift shift in Jewish identity around questions of oppression.
In the docuseries Pretend It’s a City, cultural commentator Fran Lebowitz leads a talking tour of the city.
A new retrospective at Anthology Film Archives presents the work of pioneering independent director and film essayist Mark Rappaport.
Adapted from Martha Batalha’s novel, Karim Aïnouz’s latest tells the twinned stories of sisters Eurídice and Guida by exploring the pocket of time in their lives before they stopped waiting on their dreams.
The film is far too derivative, far too wedded to juvenile mythology, and far too tentative to deserve its elevated profile.