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  Film Articles
Frank J. Avella's Film Column

Frank J. Avella Talks to Actor Dominic West

“Pride,” the extraordinary true story of a gaggle of queer heroes who dared to fight for what they felt was right at a time when gays and lesbians weren’t all that popular...(more)

Frank J. Avella’s
Film Column
Frank J. Avella Talks To
Ira Sachs

Ira Sachs, one of the most significant American filmmakers working today, just completed his fifth narrative feature, Love is Strange...(more)

Frank J. Avella Talks To
Filmmaker James Eades

James Eades recently produced the documentary Josie: A Story About Williams Syndrome, for Vision Project, which was showcased at festivals around the country. He was also involved in the web series, The Back of the Busk that profiles New York City street artists...(more)
  52nd Annual New York Film Festival
 

"'71 "
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  Alejandro G. Inarritu’s
“Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”

Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Olivier Assayas’s “Clouds of Sils Maria”
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Bennett Miller’s “Foxcatcher"
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
 

David Fincher’s Gone Girl
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  Paul Thomas Anderson’s
“Inherent Vice”

Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Eugene Green’s
“La Sapienza” (“The Sapience”)

Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Alain Resnais’s
"Life of Riley (Aimer, boire et chanter)"
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Alex Ross Perry’s “Listen Up Philip”
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  David Cronenberg’s "Maps to the Stars"
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Mike Leigh’s "Mr. Turner"
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Matias Pineiro‘s
"The Princess of France (La Princesa de Francia)"
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Abel Ferrara’s “Pasolini”
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Mathieu Amalric’s
“The Blue Room” (“La Chambre Bleue”)

Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Abderrahmane Sissako’s "Timbuktu"
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Jean-Pierre & Luc Dardenne’s
"Two Days, One Night (Duex jours, une nuit)"
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Martin Rejtman’s
“Two Shots Fired” (“Dos Disparos”)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
 
  Theater Reviews
 

"Kinky Boots"
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  Terrence McNally’s
"It’s Only a Play"

Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  "Les Miserables"
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Neil LaBute’s "The Money Shot"
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Film Reviews
  Peter Askin's A Good Marriage
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Pascal Chaumeil's A Long Way Down
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Scott Frank's A Walk Among The Tombstones
Reviewed by Harvey Karten

  Matthew Weiner's Are You Here
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Alejandro G. Inarritu’s
“Birdman (or the Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”

Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Jeremy Saulnier's Blue Ruin
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  John Michael McDonagh's Calvary
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  James Franco's Child of God
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Laura Poitras "Citizenfour"
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Bennett Miller’s “Foxcatcher"
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Bennett Miller's "Foxcatcher"
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Lenny Abramson's Frank
Reviewed by Harvey Karten

  David Ayer's "Fury"
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  David Fincher’s Gone Girl
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Shan Khan's Honour
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Alexandre Aja's "Horns"
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Mike Cahill's I Origins
Reviewed by Harvey Karten

  Philippe Garrel's Jealousy (La Jalousie)
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  David Dobkin's "The Judge"
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
 
Martha Stephens and Aaron Katz's Land Ho!
Reviewed by Harvey Karten

 
Steve James's Life Itself
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
 

Ira Sach’s
Love is Strange
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

 
Woody Allen’s
Magic in the Moonlight
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
 
Jason Reitman's
Men, Women & Children
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Matthew Warchus' Pride
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
 
Jake Kasden's Sex Tape
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
 

William Eubank's The Signal
Reviewed by Harvey Karten

 
Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer
Reviewed by Harvey Karten

 
David Mackenzie’s Starred Up
Reviewedby Frank J.Avella
  Ari Folman's The Congress
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Lasse Hallströms'
The Hundred-Foot Journey
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Jan Troell's
The Last Sentence (Dom över död man)
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Michael Walker's
The Maid's Room
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  János Szász's
The Notebook (Le grand cahier) (A nagy füzet)
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Charlie McDowell's
The One I Love

Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  James De Monaco's
The Purge Anarchy
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  James Marsh's
"The Theory of Everything"
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Daniel Ribeiro’s
The Way He Looks (Hoje eu quero voltar sozinho)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
 
David Wain's They Came Together
Reviewed by Harvey Karten

  Shawn Levy's
This Is Where I Leave You
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  David Wnendt's
Wetlands (Feuchtgebiete)
Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  Gregg Araki's
"White Bird in a Blizard"

Reviewed by Harvey Karten
  13th Annual Tribeca Film Festival
  John Butler’s The Bachelor Weekend
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Aron Gaudet & Gita Pullapilly’s
Beneath the Harvest Sky
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Till Kleinert’s Der Samurai
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Lou Howe’s Gabriel
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Paolo Virzì’s Human Capital (Il capitale Umano)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Susanna Fogel’s Life Partners
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Adam Rapp’s Loitering with Intent
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Ira Sach’s Love is Strange
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Megan Griffiths’ Lucky Them
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Kelly Reichardt’s Night Moves
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Gia Coppola’s Palo Alto
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Ester Martin Bergsmark’s Something Must Break
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  David Mackenzie’s Starred Up
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  Roman Polanski’s
Venus in Fur (La Venus a la Fourrure)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Newfest 2014-- July 24-29
  Patrik-Ian Polk’s Blackbird
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  Mischa Kamp’s Boys (Jongens)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Stefan Haupt’s The Circle (Der Kreis)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Eytan Fox’s Cupcakes
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Karim Ainouz’s
Futuro Beach (Praia do Futuro)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
 

Bruce LaBruce’s Gerontophilia
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

  Jim Tushinski’s
I Always Said Yes: The Many Lives of Wakefield Poole
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Julián Hernández’s
I am Happiness on Earth (Yo soy la felicidad de este mundo)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Carter Smith’s Jamie Marks is Dead
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Stewart Thorndike’s Lyle
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Hong Khaou’s Lilting
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Rodrigo Guerrero’s
The Third One (El Tercero)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Wade Gasque’s Tiger Orange
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Daniel Ribeiro’s
The Way He Looks (Hoje eu quero voltar sozinho)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  41st Annual New Directors New Films March 2014
  Joel Potrykus’s Buzzard
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Richard Ayoade’s The Double
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Gilles Deroo & Marianne Pistone’s Mouton (Sheep)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Abdellah Taia’s
Salvation Army (L’Armee du salut)
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Fabio Grassadonia & Antonio Piazza’s Salvo
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Anja Marquardt’s She’s Lost Control
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
  Ben Rivers & Ben Russell’s
A Spell to Ward Off the Darkness
  Alejandro Fernandez Almendras’s To Kill a Man
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella
 

Tom Shoval’s Youth
Reviewed by Frank J. Avella

 
Martin Scorsese's The Wolf of Wall Street
Reviewed by Harvey Karten



 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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