A Political and Literary Forum
When your father is trans, memoir is both personal and political.
Tilda Swinton, icon of indy cinema, is masterful in A Bigger Splash.
Alan A. Stone
Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups is lost in its own symbolism.
In Paolo Sorrentino's Youth, the crossroads of despair and integrity.
The Wonders subverts the typical female coming-of-age story.
Isabel Coixet's Learning to Drive
Michael Almereyda's Cymbeline
Olivier Assayas's Clouds of Sils Maria
Lav Diaz's singular approach to history is liberated from the shackles of business-oriented film.
Abderrahmane Sissako's Timbuktu
Even if the facts are wrong, the feelings in Selma are right.
Alejandro González Iñárritu's Birdman.
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