Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Tag: Roxie

Screen Grabs: Delving into the toxic bastions

Love—both endearing and abusive—finds its way into prison, army, and sports in these new movies

Screen Grabs: Tragedies of global market capitalism on display

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

Immersed in Van Gogh—the “experience” and the movies

The hit Immersive Van Gogh exhibit provides satisfying eye candy; search out these biopics for deeper looks

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: 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

Screen Grabs: They love Israel—at least ’til Kingdom come

Plus: My Darling Supermarket, Ski Bum, The United States vs. Billie Holiday, and the Mauritanian

Screen Grabs: A fantastical hybrid from Ivory Coast in ‘Night of the Kings,’ more

While the increased demand for streaming content hasn’t greatly diversified the mainstream—Amazon Prime Video just announced a severe curtailing in its documentary acquisitions, a major calamity for nonfiction filmmakers—it...