If you ignore foreign films, you’re missing out on an integral part of the world of cinema. If you’ve never seen a foreign film, here are four to get you started.
The Oscar-nominated documentary The Act of Killing is a torturous delve into the minds of murderers. It is also one of the most surreal and profound documentaries ever made.
Shining a light on the little-known talent behind the talent, this Oscar-nominated documentary is a buoyant, sometimes bittersweet tribute to backup singers, giving them credit long-deserved.
Now on Netflix, the Oscar-nominated documentary THE SQUARE is an enthralling on-the-ground portrait of a revolution.
The Coen brothers’ latest film chronicles the artistic and personal struggle of folk singer Llewyn Davis in early 1960’s Greenwich Village. But I think it is far more important than that.
IN MEMORIAM: 1967-2014
PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN
Director Greg Whiteley’s new documentary, Mitt, offers a timid behind-the-scenes look at the Romney family during their two presidential campaigns.
While Nebraska may seem like a step back for director Alexander Payne in terms of budget and visuals, it’s actually a brave step in the right direction for his strengths: sharp characterization and funny, bittersweet storytelling.
This article represents the first of a three-part series on the late film critic, Roger Ebert. This first piece focuses on Roger’s influence on me personally as a critic.