An analysis of Spielberg's Schindler's List.
A review essay by Daniel Garrett on Frederick Wasser's book on Steven Spielberg, Steven Spielberg's America.
An in-depth analysis of the Criterion 2-Disk Special Edition of the Powell & Pressburger classic, A Canterbury Tale.
Hammer fan extraordinaire Mark Penny smiles all the way through the successful revival of the Hammer brand, with the 2012 film Woman in Black.
A detailed review of Roberto Curti's outstanding analysis of all things Italian gothic.
Not your usual film report. Thank god. Curti indulges in both the food and cinema of San Sebastian.
An analysis of Corbucci's masterpiece The Great Silence as a subversive spaghetti western.
A look back at the best film moments of 2011 in Montreal.
A review of Five Minutes of Heaven that goes well beyond plot to discuss the cultural, moral and philosophical ramifications of a terrorist killing in Northern Ireland.
An overview of five important documentaries on the life and work of the great Andrei Tarkovsky.
Garrett’s review essay of Biutiful tackles the film's knottier thematic issues: the meaning of life and death; the transformative powers of faith; and function of fantasy in helping us to cope with life’s harsher elements.
A preview of the 35th Montreal World Film Festival.
A mini-review of the opening film of Fantasia 2011, Kevin Smith's Red State.
A review of the controversial film on the Nanjing Massacres, Nanjing! Nanjing! (City of Life and Death), by Lu Chuan (China), 2009.
A first impression account of Malick's eagerly anticipated The Tree of Life.