The Baader Meinhof Complex

The Baader Meinhof Complex (2008)Directed by Uli EdelWritten by Bernd Eichinger, based on the book by Stefan AustStarring: Martina Gedeck, Moritz Bleibtreu, Johanna Wokalek, Bruno GanzRun Time: 144 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated Rhttp://www.baadermeinhofmovie.com/At almost three hours, Uli  ...

La Belle Personne

La Belle Personne(The Beautiful Person)Directed by Christophe HonoréWritten by Christophe Honoré and Gilles TaurandStarring: Louis Garrel, Léa Seydoux, Gregoire Leprince-RinguetRun Time: 90 minutesMPAA Rating: Not RatedThe daring young French director Christophe Honoré seems determined to carry  ...

Hirokazu Kore-eda Interview

A Conversation with Hirokazu Kore-eda, Director of Still WalkingPhoto Pamela Gentile.Film critic and Japanese culture writer Donald Ritchie has called him "probably the finest young director working in Japan today." Although still virtually unknown to western mainstream audiences,  ...

Julie and Julia (2009)

Julie & Julia (2009) Written and Directed by Nora Ephron Starring: Meryl Streep, Amy Adams, Stanley Tucci, Chris Messina Run Time: 123 minutes MPAA Rating: Rated PG-13 http://www.julieandjulia.com I remember watching Julia Child’s show “The French  ...

The Cove (2009)

The Cove (2009)Documentary: 92 minutesDirected by  Louie PsihoyosWritten by Mark MonroeMPAA Rating: PG13 http://www.thecovemovie.comhttp://twitter.com/theCoveMoviehttp://www.facebook.com/TheCoveRichard O’Barry trained a number of dolphins for use in the 1960’s Flipper TV show and soon discovered that the ill treatment of these intelligent mammals  ...

Still Walking (2009)

Still Walking (2009)Directed by: Hirokazu Kore-edaStarring: Hiroshi Abe, Yui Natsukawa, Kirin Kiki, Yoshio HaradaMPAA rating: Not ratedRun Time: 114 minuteshttp://www.aruitemo.com/index.htmlThe writer, director, and editor of Still Walking, Hirokazu Kore-eda, has stated that the death of both of his parents  ...

By Brakhage: An Anthology

The Criterion Collection DVDBy Brakhage:  An AnthlogyStan BrakhageUnited States2003243 minutesColor, Black and White1.33:1Englishhttp://www.criterion.com/films/731Stan Brakhage And The Limits of Abstraction: On By Brakhage And Other Thoughts   One of the best things about the DVD revolution is that it allows potential  ...

Summer Hours (2009)

Summer Hours (2009)Written and Directed by Olivier AssayasStarring: Charles Berling, Juliette Binoche, Jérémie Renier, Edith Scob, Dominique Reymond, Valérie Bonneton, Isabelle SadoyanRun Time: 102 minutesMPAA Rating: Not Ratedwww.ifcfilms.comSummer Hours is as perfectly formed as the objets d’art that figure  ...

Shrink (2009)

Shrink (2009) Directed by Jonas Pate Written By Thomas Moffett, based on a story by Henry Rearden Starring: Kevin Spacey; Robert Loggia, Pell James, Keke Palmer, Griffin Dunne, Saffron Burrows MPAA rating: R Run Time: 110 minutes http://www.shrinkthemovie.net/  ...

Valentino: The Last Emperor

Valentino: The Last EmperorA documentary by Matt Tyrnauerhttp://www.valentinomovie.com/For almost a half century, the name Valentino has been synonymous with wealth, glamour and sartorial elegance at extravagant prices. The fashion designer Valentino Garavani courted, and was courted by, royalty  ...