Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Dennis Harvey

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Screen Grabs: Intelligent adult drama? You don’t say

Filmmakers dive into tragic memory loss, senior homophobia, Mexican Jewish identity, thorny family issues

Screen Grabs: Shudders from around the world

Trapped in a 4x4 in Argentina, a bananas contraption from Indonesia, more global chills in new horror flicks

Indiefest galore! Our guide to the (online) 23rd movie bonanza

80 features and shorts from 20 countries, including Mexican magical realism, black comedy, and 'The Girl in Golden Gate Park'

Screen Grabs: What do we want? Bleak, rewarding films from the former USSR!

Intense government cover-up drama Dear Comrades!, Atlantis, Beginning, and Tarkovsky's 'Mirror' restored

Screen Grabs: Extreme double features for long winter nights

Opioids and cheerleaders, trans Western and gay Ramadan, chamber suspense and '80s retro excess: new movies!

Screen Grabs: A trek through world cinema to scratch your travel itch

New Brazilian Cinema series, The White Tiger, Mandabi, and films from rural Mexico to Poland, India, and Sudan

Screen Grabs: Welcome to the ‘Disneyland for seniors’

The Villages, on very full display. Plus: Chilean gay love, sharp Kentucky thriller, sour Blithe Spirit, more new films

‘Small Axe’: ardent slices of life from an overlooked community

Director Steve McQueen's five-part series explores recent UK Black history, from protest to celebration

Screen Grabs: Two looks at Black legends in ‘MLK/FBI’ and ‘One Night in Miami…”

As we prepare for Black History Month, new releases look back at the complex heroes who powered the civil rights movement.

Screen Grabs: Sometimes, a deliciously absurd film is all you need

The squirming abdominals of 'Bloody Hell' joust with Chinese super-production 'Skyfire' and hotel-scare 'Climate of the Hunter' for this week's most ludicrous new release.