Tipping the Velvet

The BBC is known for many things, but strap-on dildos is probably not one of them. Tipping the Velvet, a three episode mini-series set in Victorian 1890s England about male impersonator and music hall star Nan Astley might change  ...

X2: X-Men United

Outside of the first two Christopher Reeves Superman films, for the longest time, movies couldn't get comic book superhero adaptations right. Part of the problem has been that the filmmakers saw the source as B-movie material and brought that  ...

Guardian of the Frontier

The Slovenian film Guardian of the Frontier is an exceedingly strange movie. On the surface, its story about three beautiful young women facing possible menace on a canoe trip sounds like a female version of John Boorman’s Deliverance. The  ...

The Missing Gun

Fans of non-Hong Kong Chinese cinema who are impatient from the long take, long shot style of Tian Zhuangzhuang (The Blue Kite), Jia Zhang Ke (Platform), and Hou Hsiao-Hsien (Flowers of Shanghai) should prepare themselves for The Missing Gun.  ...

Infernal Affairs

Chinese Porcelain Chopsticks Set Porcelain chopsticks with the chopstick rests, 5 pairs with 5 rests, Chinese dragon pattern. Infernal Affairs opens with triad boss Sam (Eric Tsang, Comrades: Almost a Love Story) praying at  ...

Raising Victor Vargas

Brooklyn-born, New York University graduate Peter Sollett’s debut feature, Raising Victor Vargas, is as refreshing a movie experience as they come. Though he originally developed his screenplay in Sundance workshops with the intention of shooting in the Italian and  ...

Irreversible

Irreversible arrives with the kind of reputation for shock held by Salo and Baby of Macon. Its early brutality involving a fire extinguisher and a later eight minute rape sequence are already famous. Bluntly put, this isn’t a movie  ...

Rendez-Vous with French Cinema 2003

Among New York City’s annual cinephilic events, only the New York Film Festival and the New Directors/New Films series gathers more attention than The Film Society of Lincoln Center’s “Rendez-vous with French Cinema” program at the Walter Reade theater.  ...

Shanghai Knights

Click the poster to buy at MovieGoods.com A sequel to Shanghai Noon, Shanghai Knights is the kind of movie for which one expects all of the best lines and spectacular action to be in the  ...

Femme Fatale

Femme Fatale at first seems like just another sleek suspense thriller. The plot of a nasty woman betraying a nasty man who then comes after her is similar to The Last Seduction, which also happened to feature the last  ...