Based on the medieval poem “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,” Director David Lowery retells the story of Gawain, the…
“The Fallout” (2021), Megan Park’s feature directorial debut, explores the emotional impact of a school shooting on high schoolers and…
“Framing Agnes” (2022), Chase Joynt’s directorial feature debut, offers the audience a critique of the media’s portrayal of transgender and gender-nonconforming communities. Joynt’s movie is the result of a collaborative process, one that was recognized by two NEXT awards at Sundance.
Senior Film Critic Kurt Brokaw picks his virtual favorites from the 2022 New York Jewish Film Festival. Selections include documentaries on the history of a film about the Nuremburg Trials, artist Lily Renée Phillips, ehtnomusicologist Moisei Beregovsky, a musical about Bernie Madoff and a short about a bar mitzvah in the middle of an arial bombing.
“Titane” is a body-horror film through and through, but its commentary about sex and family is as central to the film as the gore.
MaryGrace Depp reviews “Last Night in Soho,” directed by Edgar Wright, following how the film gets lost in a tangle of plot holes and twists, leaving you with more questions than answers.
Xinyan Fu reviews “The Six,” a documentary following the mystery of six Chinese survivors of the Titanic, directed by James Cameron.
Senior Film Critic Kurt Brokaw reviews this year’s DOC NYC and reviews Film, The Living Record of Our Memory, Storm Lake and The Art of Making It from the festival.
Katie Powers reviews “FANNY: The Right to Rock,” a documentary of the band, Fanny, following history and a love letter to present-day Fanny.