Monday, April 19, 2021

Screen Grabs

Screen Grabs: Women and power, from Tina Turner to Carole Lombard

Triumph, abuse, sex, horror, music, religion, comedy, and more in the latest round of new movies.

SFFILM fest spotlights Rita Moreno, Muppets, ‘Lost Landscapes of Oakland’

2021 installment of the super-fest beams from drive-in and laptop, with plenty of star power.

Screen Grabs: Tragedies of global market capitalism on display

From Lesotho to Ohio, new films draw a damning through-line. Plus: Oscar nominated shorts

Screen Grabs: Why, Bob Odenkirk, why?

A head-scratching turn toward dumb action in 'Nobody.' Plus: 'Nina Wu,' 'Violation,' and more new movies

Screen Grabs: A very fine First Nations coming-of-age tale

Plus: A Danish Nazi melodrama, beautifully cutthroat 'Truffle Hunters,' terrible 'Shoplifters of the World'

Screen Grabs: Two Irish dramas confront reverberations of sexual assault

Thrillers 'Rose Plays Julie' and 'The Winter Lake' tackle trauma. Plus: A killer pair of pants takes revenge

Screen Grabs: This devastating war film should win the Oscar

Bosnia and Herzegovina's 'Quo Vadis, Aida?' deserves Best International Feature. Serbia's entry, however, is too much.

Screen Grabs: A fascinating ‘Father,’ an over-bloated ‘Cherry’…

Even for movies, it feels like 2020 is dragging its feet well into 2021. COVID World’s changes in release patterns and delays in awards-giving mean that some films being...

Screen Grabs: Celebrating neglected SF filmmaker Sara Kathryn Arledge

Plus: More women on screen, from Crystal Z Campbell and 'Sophie Jones' to graffiti photos and EDM inequality

Screen Grabs: The marvelous range of Max von Sydow

Plus: Jane Fonda tours 1972 Vietnam, a dog tale from Turkey, mischievous orphans in Afghanistan, more