“The Eleven O’Clock” begins in The Doctor’s office. The Doctor — we are told — is a man clad in aviator glasses, a wide-collar shirt and a brown sweater vest, enshrouded in his ’70s Brutalist style office. He is a psychiatrist, preparing for the first appointment of the day, with a patient suffering from “grandiose delusions” who also happens to believe that he is a psychiatrist. Reminiscent of the comedic stylings of Abbott and Costello, it follows two psychiatrists — one is professionally t...
I keep thinking about the suitcase. Skylar (Talia Ryder) packs sweaters and a pair of jeans into an oversized travel bag (oversized, at least, for what is supposed to be a day-long trip). The next morning, Skylar and her cousin, Autumn (Sidney Flanigan), wake up when it’s still dark outside to board a bus from their hometown in rural Pennsylvania to New York City.
Despite this year’s SXSW being canceled due to COVID-19, the Austin-based festival has found a way to share some of its films with the public, making the majority of the shorts program available online for free starting on Wednesday, March 25.
Kino Lorber, Oscilloscope Laboratories Launch Initiatives to Support Film Professionals During Coronavirus Pandemic
Some distributors are finding ways to support cinema workers, virtually. Kino Lorber and Oscilloscope Laboratories have unveiled new platforms for movie viewing that give back to film communities amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite has made Oscar history, becoming the first film not in the English language to win Best Picture in the ceremony’s 92 years.
The Midwestern pageant queens of the #MeToo era are speaking out against workplace harassment, but the teen beauty contestant competitors of 1999 were setting their rivals on fire in open corn fields — at least, according to the outlandish, utterly crass, and possibly diabolical film, Drop Dead Gorgeous.
It’s Only a Game, now showing at the Bristol Art Museum, is a dynamic exhibit. Bright paintings depict bodies in motion. Like classical Greek statues, Tom Brady is shown with his arm turned, a mid-catapulting throw. Grand portraits of race horses look as if they could run, with a galloping verve, right out of the canvas.
Italy may be in the midst of a nationwide lockdown with the highest coronavirus fatality rate in the world, but locals are finding ways to cope: Most recently, by projecting film clips onto buildings, turning the cityscape into cinescape.
Paul Thomas Anderson is back. The eight-time Best Picture nominee hasn’t made a feature film since Phantom Thread in 2017 (although he’s recently worked with HAIM and Thom Yorke on a few smaller projects), so news that a forthcoming PTA production is in the works is exciting to say the least.
On the heels of the Academy Award nominations, which shut out Greta Gerwig and all other women from the Best Directing category, there is a glimmer of good news: Gerwig’s Little Women has now surpassed $100 million in box office sales, illustrating that Sony Pictures’ Louisa May Alcott adaptation is as commercially successful as it is critically lauded.
Between The Lighthouse and his debut The Witch, Robert Eggers has emerged as one of the most ambitious and intriguing directors in the industry today, creating evocative, impeccably researched period pieces that feel prescient.
Locale Profile: Gettin’ Fresh!: Prica Farina serves up homemade pasta with a pinch of flour & a lot of love
“They look like my wife’s hair,” David Strenio said as he guided the cavatappi pasta cascading from the extruder in perfectly formed ringlets. His wife, Priscilla Moritz, a woman with, indeed, a head of curly hair, laughed and shouted, “On a good hair day!” while sweeping the floor of Prica Farina, the homemade pasta and cheese shop she co-owns with her husband on Warren’s Market Street.
You’ve heard of King Arthur, now it’s time for The Green Knight. A forthcoming fantasy film from A24, The Green Knight follows the medieval tale of Sir Gawain, a knight of King Arthur’s Round Table who embarks on a journey to test his loyalty and courage.