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Film

 

H.B. Forman Talks with
Bill Murray of Get Low

The unpredictable comic genius known as Bill Murray, who often makes producers and directors jump through many hoops before he agrees to work with them, definitely has a soft side...(more)

South of the Border Roundtable
With Director Oliver Stone
Regency Hotel
June 21, 2010

Oliver Stone has had his share of media attacks in the three decades he’s been making movies. His personal character has been called into question as well as his filmic treatment of historic events. And, with JFK, even his sanity...(more)

 

Film Reviews

  Anton Corbijn's The American
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  David Michôd's Animal Kingdom
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Robert Guédiguian's
Army of Crime (L’armée du crime)
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Ruba Nadda's Cairo Time
Reviewed by Wendy R. Williams
  Burr Steers's Charlie St. Cloud
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  A Documentary by Lucy Walker
Countdown to Zero
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Jan Kounen 's Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky
Reviewed by Wendy R. Williams
  Jay Duplass and Mark Duplass's Cyrus
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Jay Roach's Dinner for Schmucks
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Ryan Murphy's Eat Pray Love
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Mia Hansen-Løve's
The Father of my Children (La père de mes enfants)

Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Nicholas Stoller's Get Him to the Greek
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Daniel Alfredson's The Girl Who Played With Fire
(Flickan som lekte med elden)
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Luca Guadagnino'a I Am Love (Io sono l’amore)
Reviewed by Harvey Karten

  Christopher Nolan's Inception
Reviewed by Harvey Karten

  Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg's
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

Reviewed by Wendy R. Williams
  Lisa Cholodenko The Kids Are All Right
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Lisa Cholodenko The Kids Are All Right
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Michael Winterbottom's The Killer Inside Me
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Josh Crook's La Soga (The Butcher’s Son)
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Samuel Maoz's Lebanon
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Taylor Hackford Love Ranch
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Erik White's Lottery Ticket
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Stéphane Brizé's Mademoiselle Chambon
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Jean-François Richet's
Mesrine: Killer Instinct (L’Instinct de Mort)

Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Reed Cowan & Steven Greenstreet's
8: The Mormon Proposition

Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Micki Dickoff and Tony Pagano's
Neshoba: The Price of Freedom

Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Nicole Holofcener’s Please Give
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  Jaume Belagueró, Paco Plaza's REC]2
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Phillip Noyce's Salt
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
 

Annemarie Jacir's
Salt Of this Sea (Milh Hadha al-Bahr)
Reviewed by Harvey Karten

  Edgar Wright's
Scott Pilgrim Versus The World
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Oliver Stone's South of the Border
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Josh Gordon and Will Speck's The Switch
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  David Slade's The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Alex Rotaru's They Came To Play
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Joe Winston's What's The Matter With Kansas
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Ben Steinbauer Winnebago Man
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Alain Resnais's
Wild Grass (Les herbes folles)
  Debra Granik's Winter's Bone
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
 

DVD/BLU-RAY Reviews

  Marc Webb’s (500) Days of Summer
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  HBO's Big Love
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  HBO's Bored to Death: The Complete First Season
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
 


Robert Altman’s Brewster McCloud
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

 

  Pedro Almodóvar's
Broken Embraces (Los abrazos rotos)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Laurent Cantet’s The Class
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Damages - Season Two
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Dark Blue: Season One
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Stephan Elliott’s Easy Virtue
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Rowan Woods' Fragments
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  HBO Mini-Series Generation Kill
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  HBO's Grey Gardens
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Gossip Girl: The Complete Third Season
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  John Cassavetes’ Husbands
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Armando Iannucci’s In the Loop
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  HBO’s Into the Storm
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Nora Ephron's Julie and Julia
BLU-RAY
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
 

Rob Marshall’s Nine
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  Nip/Tuck: The Sixth and Final Season
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Steve Shill’s Obsessed
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Jake Cashill's Oral Fixation
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Johnathon Schaech's The Poker Club
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
 

David Kittredge's
Pornography A Thriller
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  HBO’s Rome: The Complete Series
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
 

Tom Ford’s A Single Man
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  Brian Koppelman & David Levien’s
Solitary Man
Reviewed by Frank J. Avela
  Jack Garfein's The Strange One
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  James Mottern’s Trucker
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Alan Ball's True Blood
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Patrick Tatopoulos' Underworld: Rise of the Lycans
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Matt Tyrnauer's Valentino: The Last Emperor
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Ari Folman's Waltz with Bashir
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Woody Allen’s Whatever Works
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  QFEST Film Festival Reviews
  Marco Filiberti’s David’s Birthday (Il Compleanno)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
 
  Haim Tabakman’s Eyes Wide Open
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Robert Gaston’s Flight of the Cardinal
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Aluisio Abranches’s
From Beginning to End (Do Comeco Ao Fim)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Bette Gordon’s Handsome Harry
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman’s Howl
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Enrique Buchichio’s
Leo’s Room (El cuarto de Leo)
  Marco Berger’s Plan B
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Darren Flaxstone’s Release
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Rob Williams’s Role/Play
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Joseph Graham’s Strapped
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Israel Luna’s Ticked-Off Trannies with Knives
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Casper Andreas’s Violet Tendencies
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Gwen Wynne’s Wild About Harry
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Open Roads Film Festival Reviews
 

Giuseppe Tornatore’s Baaria
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  Rocco Papaleo’s
Basilicata Coast to Coast
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Paolo Virzi’s
The First Beautiful Thing (La prima cosa bella)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Gabriele Muccino’s
Kiss Me Again (Baciami ancora)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Valerio Mieli’s Ten Winters (Dieci inverni)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Newfest Film Festival Reviews
  All Boys
A Documentary by Markku Heikinnen
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Marco Filiberti’s
David’s Birthday (Il Compleanno)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
 


Aluisio Abranches’s
From Beginning to End (Do Comeco Ao Fim)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

 

  8: The Mormon Proposition
A Documentary by Reed Cowan & Steven Greenstreet
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Marco Berger’s Plan B
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
 


Darren Flaxstone’s Release
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella


  Rock Hudson: Dark and Handsome Stranger
A Documentary by Andrew Davies, Andre Schafer, Jamie Travis

Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Casper Andreas’s Violet Tendencies
Reviwed by Frank J. Avella
  Tribeca Film Festival Reviews
  Ruba Nadda's Cairo Time
Reviewed by Wendy R. Williams
  Richard Levine’s Every Day
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Ricki Stern and Annie Sundberg's
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
Reviewed by Wendy R. Williams
 


Ferzan Ozpetek’s
Loose Cannons (Mine Vaganti)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

 

  Jean-Pierre Jeunet’s Micmacs
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Nicole Holofcener’s Please Give
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Neil Jordan’s Ondine
Reviewed by Frank J.Avella
  Andrew Paquin‘s Open House
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  Mat Whitcross‘s sex & drugs & rock & roll
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Carmel Winters‘s Snap
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  Jay Anania’s William Vincent
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
 

 

 

 



 

 


 

 

 

 



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