A pulp fiction adaptation, a Chinese street vendor/anarchist doc and a rare look at organized crime middle management.
…including a contemporary take on Les Misérables and Dakota Fanning wading into dodgy waters.
PLUS Roy Andersson’s bizarre oeuvre persists, popes talk shop and a colour-blind approach to David Copperfield.
Filmmaker Katherine Jerkovic on the immigration myths and autobiographical touches in her Uruguayan odyssey.
Filmmaker Maxime Giroux and actor Martin Dubreuil on getting an ambitious and strange film off the ground.
Franco is Tommy Wiseau The Disaster Artist + Paul Schrader gets back to basics & Diane Kruger in a career-best performance.
If you, too, want your life irreversibly altered by the pessimism of an exacting Austrian auteur, this is a great place to start.
Aronofsky’s mother!, starring Jennifer Laurence, Javier Bardem, Ed Harris and Michelle Pfeiffer, left us (almost) speechless.
… including George Clooney’s adaptation of a Coen Brothers script from the ’80s.
Another Watergate movie, another Boston bombing movie, a surprisingly good indie dramedy & more.