Isabelle Huppert in "Elle" © Sony Pictures Classics

A New Kind of Woman

Feb 21, 2017

 

In the beginning is darkness, pierced suddenly by the frenzied cries of a woman in pain…or pleasure. Or, could it …

A World Made of Language

Jan 02, 2017

 

 

We stand facing the new year a world divided. Politically, religiously and culturally we seem unable or unwilling to stop …

Dance of the Soul’s Subversions

Sep 25, 2016

Those unforgettable clouds mushrooming into the skies over Japan in August of 1945 did much more than just release the …

Nina Hellman & Christian Camargo

In Hope, We Live

Apr 04, 2016

At the center of a tale full of incest, assassination attempts, jealous stepmothers, kidnapping, lust, pirates and shipwrecks sits a …

Echoes of the Past, Now

Dec 28, 2015

 

Tensions flow among countries, politics and religions, so a sense of insecurity has been increasing in world affairs today. Each …

Making a Sally with Western Mystery

Dec 24, 2015

December 2015 is a war zone for movies. With Star Wars: The Force Awakens in the lead, and so many movies …

Carey Mulligan: The Great Drama Geek

Jan 27, 2012

One of the most exciting new talents to suddenly show enormous potential and quickly become recognized as a star is …

Actor Michael Shannon: The Most Wanted Craziness

Jan 14, 2012

Actor Michael Shannon has become widely known in the past few years from such films as “Bug”, “My Son, My …

The World Through Angelina Jolie’s Eyes

Dec 22, 2011

War never ends, even though we have known its horribleness and cruelty.  Why do we continue doing things that …

Gary Oldman Lives By His Imagination

Dec 10, 2011

British actor Gary Oldman might be called a living legend; Brad Pitt called him “God”.  On the evening of November …

The Reason for Tilda Swinton’s Glow

Dec 06, 2011

Tilda Swinton shines like the bright light of a full moon in the dark sky.  You will notice it no …

“Satyagraha”: The Sound of Human Journey Lingers

Nov 19, 2011

The stunning opera “Satyagraha” by Philip Glass returns to Metropolitan Opera in New York City this fall. The production staged …