Nobody Knows (Dare mo shiranai )

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com Among Japanese filmmakers, some seem to have a unique capacity for slowly and patiently observing the most ordinary details of day-to-day life and, from an accumulation of such observations,  ...

Downfall (Der Untergang)

Joseph and Magda Goebbels (Ulrich Mathes, Corinna Harfouch) Downfall, a harrowing and thought-provoking film from German director Oliver Hirschbiegel (Das Experiment), tells the story of the last days of the Third Reich,  ...

Schultze Gets the Blues

Eagle Creek Exploration Travel Gear ORV Gear Bag Schultze Gets the Blues is the first feature film for German writer/director Michael Schorr and it should be the envy of far more experienced moviemakers. Setting  ...

John Szarkowski: Photographs

John Szarkowski was the director of photography at New York's Museum of Modern Art for three decades (1962-1991) which arguably made him the most influential individual in the field of photography during the crucial period when photography itself was  ...

Head-On (Gegen die Wand)

Head-On, a gritty and powerful film from Germany, opens with a Turkish band and singer (Idil �ner) rendering melancholy popular Turkish music along the shore of the Bosporus, with Istanbul and the Blue Mosque in the background across the  ...

The Chorus (Les Choristes)

There's a bit of slyness going on in The Chorus, which, on the surface, is a formulaic inspirational teacher tale in the tradition of The Blackboard Jungle and Goodbye Mr. Chips -- the "dedicated teacher overcomes resistance and inspires  ...

Caroline, or Change – Tony Kushner/Jeanine Tesori

Caroline, or Change is a memory play from Tony Kushner, originally planned as an opera, but morphed into a contemporary musical by composer Jeanine Tesori (Thoroughly Modern Millie). Kushner's Angels in America set a standard for intelligence, thoughfulness and  ...

Noi Albinoi

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com Iceland, a sparsely populated island nation in the North Atlantic, has a climate that is tempered by the warm currents of the Gulf Stream. But Dagur Kari's film, Noi  ...

The Merchant of Venice

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com Trevor Nunn's 2001 interpretation set in Germany between the World Wars The Merchant Of Venice DVD The presence and degree of  ...