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The Salesman review: Asghar Farhadi offers layers of Willy Loman | Film

[ad_1] The appearance in Cannes of Asghar Farhadi’s interesting if contrived drama Forushande, or The Salesman, is a moment to ponder if a new genre of world cinema is being ...

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Personal Shopper review: Kristen Stewart’s psychic spooker is a must-have | Film

[ad_1] Is Kristen Stewart the fifth ghostbuster? Questions like that are liable to pop into your mind watching this captivating, bizarre, tense, fervently preposterous and almost unclassifiable scary movie from ...

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The Lure: mermaid musical a splashy distraction until lack of story seems fishy | Film

[ad_1] Agnieszka Smoczynska’s tale of sibling mermaids could possibly be the strangest film in this year’s world cinema competition. Marta Mazurek and Michalina Olszanska star as two sirens, Golden (Olszanska) ...

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Julian Rosefeldt’s Manifesto review – 13 Cate Blanchetts in search of a meaning | Film

[ad_1] There’s a clinking of champagne glasses, and Cate Blanchett moves to address an affluent crowd. Reading from cue cards in her hand, she praises the great art vortex and ...

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There's No Place Like a Safe Home for the Holidays

[ad_1] This past weekend, my friends Kim and Monty were having a holiday party where I met Jackson, a 13-month-old boy who seemed to be on a mission to explore ...

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