The astronaut saga, inspired by the story of Lisa Nowak—who drove from Houston to Florida in an adult diaper (allegedly) to kidnap her ex’s lover—isn’t sure what it wants to be.
Richard Porton is one of the editors of Cineaste magazine and has written on film for Cinema Scope, In These Times, and Moving Image Source. His anthology On Film Festivals (Wallflower Press) was published in 2009.
Filmmaker Václav Marhoul’s “The Painted Bird” is causing disgusted viewers to walk out at festivals—including TIFF. Is it really that shocking?
The Oscar-bait drama “A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood” received a glowing reception from fans of the TV host at its Toronto International Film Festival premiere.
Michael B. Jordan stars as a lawyer hoping to free a wrongfully-convicted black man (Jamie Foxx) on death row in this stirring drama that premiered at TIFF.
The latest from filmmaker Bong Joon-ho (‘Okja,’ ‘Snowpiercer’) explores class warfare in South Korea, pitting a poor clan of grifters against an obscenely wealthy family.
The acclaimed filmmaker’s latest features a star-studded cast—DiCaprio, Pitt, Robbie, Pacino, etc.—navigating excess-filled late-‘60s Hollywood.
‘Young Ahmed,’ the latest film by celebrated filmmaker-brothers Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, chronicles the radicalization of a Muslim teen. And it falls far short.
The celebrated filmmaker’s latest, starring August Diehl as real-life Austrian conscientious objector Franz Jägerstätter, marks a dazzling return to form.
Filmmaker Robert Eggers’ (‘The Witch’) latest, which premiered at Cannes, pits Willem Dafoe and Robert Pattinson against one another as two very different 17th-century seamen.
The opening-night film of the 72nd Cannes Film Festival is a star-packed zombie satire from Jim Jarmusch that soon goes off the rails.