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Kristian Lin

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Frances Ha

As you know, our governor’s executive order this past Monday allowed for movie theaters in our area (as well as other establishments) to open...

Russian Duet

Despite the rich history of Russian film, which kept going even under the Soviet regime’s censorship, not many movies from that country reach us...

Bacurau: Water Power

If you’re worried about your local multiplex during this time of no theatrical movies, you should be. Even a big chain like AMC Theatres...

Home Theater

What do you get when you take the “live” out of live theater? In normal circumstances, you might say you lose the danger of...

Never Rarely: Autumn in New York

You don’t know what you’ve been missing until it’s in front of you. This year was shaping up to be a historic year for...

Portrait of a Lady: Hint from Héloïse

Today’s film-school term is “male gaze.” Developed in the 1970s by British film theorist Laura Mulvey, this idea holds that movies are made from...

The Best Jane Austen Movies

On account of the pandemic, Focus Features has announced it is releasing Emma. on streaming services tomorrow, and so I’m posting this listicle of...

Film Shorts

OPENING  Big Time Adolescence (R) This comedy stars Griffin Gluck as a teenager whose older best friend (Pete Davidson) starts to become a bad influence...

Swallow: Choking Hazard

Swallow is the first outing as a solo feature filmmaker for writer-director Carlo Mirabella-Davis (who co-directed the documentary The Swell Season), and I'm not...

Billy Hassell’s “The Night Garden”

Everybody is marking time until Gallery Night two weeks hence, but there’s still some things to see when a venue trots out its established...