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 Loneliest Planet

Gael Garcia Bernal and Hani Furstenberg on vacation in Georgia The Loneliest Planet Written and directed by Julia LoktevStarring: Gael Garcia Bernal, Hani Furstenberg, Bidzina GujabidzeRun Time: 113 minutesMPAA rating: Unrated The arresting sight of a nude Nica (Hani  ...

Hello I Must Be Going

Hello I Must Be Going Directed by: Todd Louiso Starring: Melanie Lynskey, Blythe Danner, John Rubinstein, Christopher Abbott Written by: Sarah Koskoff Run Time: 95 minutes MPAA rating: Rated R http://www.oscilloscope.net/films/film/74/Hello-I-Must-Be-Going "Hello I Must Be Going" is not a  ...

Berlin and Beyond Festival 2012

Berlin and Beyond Festival website 17th Annual Berlin & Beyond Festival by Renata Polt Back in the day—like, in the 1960s—movie-goers lined up to see the erotic Swedish sensation "I Am Curious Yellow" or the latest films by  ...

$upercapitalist

$upercapitalist Directed by Simon Yin Starring: Linus Roache, Kenneth Tsang, Derek Ting, Richard Ng, Kathy Uyen Screenplay by Derek Ting Run time: 96 minutes MPAA Rating: Not rated http://supercapitalist.net/ “$upercapitalist” exposes the heady, fast-paced, amoral world of New  ...

The War Around Us

Al Jazeera footage of the horrors of the war in Gaza permeates "The War Around Us" The War Around Us A documentary directed by Abdallah OmeishRun Time: 75 minutes www.thewararoundus.com "Passionate" is hardly the word that comes to mind  ...

The Imposter

Will the real Nicholas Barclay please stand up? The Imposter (2012) Directed by Bart LaytonStarring: Adam O'Brian, Anna Ruben, Frederic Bourdin, Carey GibsonRun Time: 95 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated R This strange and intriguing documentary-style film is based on the  ...

Farewell My Queen

Farewell My Queen Directed by: Benoît Jacquot Written by: Gilles Taurand and Benoît Jacquot, based on the novel by Chantal ThomasStarring: Léa Seydoux, Diane Kruger, Virginie LedoyenIn French with English subtitlesRun Time: 99 minutesMPAA rating: Rated R http://cohenmedia.net/coming-soon/farewell-my-queen/  ...

The 2012 San Francisco Silent Film Festival

Louise Brooks as Lulu in "Pandora's Box" The San Francisco Silent Film Festival The Castro Theater, San FranciscoJuly 12-15, 2012 www.silentfilm.org by Renata Polt The thing about silent films, as anyone who saw last year's Oscar-winning "The Artist" knows,  ...

Neil Young Journeys

The sexagenarian singer/songwriter Neil Young Neil Young Journeys (2011) Directed by: Jonathan Demme Starring: Neil Young Run Time: 87 minutes MPAA Rating: Rated PG Neil Young Journeys movie website "Neil Young Journeys" is an interesting documentary film  ...