Room 237

Room 237 (2013) Directed by Rodney AscherStarring: Bill Blakemore, Geoffrey Cocks, Juli KearnsRun Time: 102 minutes MPAA rating: Not Rated http://www.room237movie.com/ Stanley Kubrick's bold style and themes on human irrationality and control were consistently recognizable throughout most  ...

Holy Motors

Holy Motors (2012) Directed by: Leos CaraxStarring: Denis Lavant, Edith Scob, Kylie MinogueMPAA rating: Not RatedRun Time: 115 minutes http://holymotorsfilm.com/ Denis Lavant as one of several characters in Leos Carax's "Holy Motors" Like Terrence Malick and the late Stanley  ...

The Descendants

The Descendants (2011) Directed by: Alexander PayneStarring: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Judy GreerMPAA Rating: Rated RRun Time: 115 minutes http://www.foxsearchlight.com/thedescendants/ Alexander Payne returns to directing with "The Descendants" after a seven-year hiatus following his remarkable "Sideways" in 2004.  ...

Shame

Shame (2011) "Shame" is screening at the New York Film Festival on Sunday, October 9, 2011. Directed by: Steve McQueenStarring: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge DaleMPAA rating: Not yet rated (but NC-17 in all likelihood)Run Time: 99  ...

Miss Bala

Miss Bala (2011) http://www.missbala.com/ Miss Bala is screening at the New York Film Festival on Saturday, October 1 and Sunday, October 2, 2011. Miss Bala opens with the camera following the story's heroine from behind with her face  ...

The Tree of Life

The Tree of Life Directed by Terrence MalickWritten by Terrence MalickStarring: Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain, Hunter McCrackenRun Time: 138 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 http://www.foxsearchlight.com/thetreeoflife/   With only five films from Terrence Malick in 38 years, every  ...

City of Life and Death

City of Life and Death (Nanjing! Nanjing!) Directed by Lu ChuanWritten by Lu ChuanStarring: Liu Ye, Fan Wei, Hideo Nakaizumi, Gao YuanyuanRun Time: 133 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated R For China, the Nanjing Massacre, or the Rape of Nanking  ...

Enter the Void

Enter the Void (2010) Directed by: Gasper NoéStarring: Nathaniel Brown, Paz de la Huerta, Cyril RoyRun Time: 161 minuteshttp://www.ifcfilms.com/films/enter-the-voidEnter the Void opens with credits set to a machine gun pace with accompanying machine gun noise. The credits are practically  ...

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives

Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives (2010)  Directed by: Apichatpong WeerasethakulStarring: Thanapat Saisaymar, Jenjira Pongpas, Sakda KaewbuadeeMPAA rating: Not RatedRun Time: 113 minutesPalme d'Or winner Uncle Boonmee Who Can Recall His Past Lives is one of the  ...

Certified Copy

Certified Copy (2010)  Directed by: Abbas KiarostamiStarring: Juliette Binoche, William Shimell, Adrian MooreMPAA rating: Not RatedRun Time: 106 minutesScreening at the New York Film Festival on October 1 and 3, Certified Copy has an Iranian director, French and British  ...