Screen

‘Melvin Van Peebles: Essential Films’ is an essential set

0
He was a filmmaker, an actor, a novelist, a playwright, and a revolutionary. He made one of the most profitable and overlooked...

A world at odds with itself

0
Movies cry for help at the Toronto International Film Festival.

Alone, together

0
The Koreans call it holojok—a portmanteau of holo (alone) and jok (together)—a growing phenomenon of young adults choosing to live alone in single-family homes. By some estimates,...

The show must go on—Dispatches from the 48th Telluride Film Festival

0
There was no show last year; it was called on account of pandemic. Just as well: Wildfires all along the West draped...

Down these mean streets

0
I was gonna be a dancer. I was a brunette. Started on my toes and wound up on my heels.

See you on the other side

0
You don’t know it at first, but this is purgatory. Well, a way station might be a better description. Regardless, all the...

Can movies solve our problems?

0
On Jan. 1, 2020, Wuhan, China, welcomed a new year and a new decade. That same day, Chinese state media announced...

In the depths of the ash

0
Two men wait outside a church. They are armed and tasked with an assassination mission. The mark approaches, and the men...

‘We don’t get a lot of things to really care about’

0
Deep in the Oregonian woods, a man lives with his pig. He is a recluse with a past; she is a...

The art of the real

0
Screening Aug. 4-10, the Mimesis Documentary Festival (MDF) takes over the Dairy Arts Center’s cinemas for a simultaneous return and debut....

‘Moby-Dick’ on horseback

0
It should have been a classic. Major Dundee, a new kind of Western with Charlton Heston as the titular major. This was...

Reading cinema

0
They always say write the book that you want to read,” Brad Weismann says. “I was looking for a reference book...