Monday, May 28, 2018

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Wednesday, May. 16, 2018

Usually by now, the prolific filmmaker and legendary screenwriter Paul Schrader is already on to the next one.

But after finishing the religious thriller "First Reformed," which has been hailed as Schrader's late-life masterpiece, the 71-year-old filmmaker is taking a breather. "I've just...

Friday, Apr. 6, 2018

There is painfully little love, except for the warm and compassionate filmmaking itself, in Andrew Haigh's tender and heartbreaking coming-of-age drama "Lean on Pete."

In his first American film, Haigh, the British director of "45 Years" and "Weekend," proves every bit as adept at...

Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016

"Moonlight " is as wistful a film as its title might suggest. Director Barry Jenkins, in only his second feature, has created a singularly powerful and masterfully restrained work of art about a young man's coming of age in South Florida told in three different stages - child, teenager and young...

Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016

Most years there is at least one difference between the Best Director Oscar and DGA Award nominees. In fact only five times in the 68 years of the DGA Awards have the Guild nominations exactly mirrored their Academy Award counterparts.

This time...

Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

Perhaps the biggest challenge for director Lenny Abrahamson relative to his critically acclaimed Room (A24) was getting the opportunity to make the film to begin with.

Room tells the story of a woman (portrayed by...