Set in postwar Europe, Kenneth Branagh’s latest has no gore, no bloodied teenagers. Instead, we get crumbling Italian palazzos, fleeting apparitions, and some surprisingly sophisticated themes.
News of the festival’s revival comes just a day after Duke leadership announced that Center for Documentary Studies director Opeyemi Olukemi had resigned.
The Durham movie theater bustled in the late aughts and kept life quietly thrumming in the shopping center, long after the retail outlets around it went dark.
Rickety, funny, and dizzy with affection, the indie comedy is an ode to that most noble of high school cliques: The theater kids.
The fifth and reportedly final installment of the beloved series brings back alpha movie star Harrison Ford for one last adventure.
Hardcore baseball fans will enjoy all the statistical details. But it’s the hero business that makes this movie worthwhile for anyone interested in American history and popular culture.
“Raleigh, North Carolina,” Sloane recalls telling a talent agent. “They don’t have jazz down there, do they?”
If the terms “lawful good paladin” and “tiefling druid” make sense to you, then you’re definitely the target audience for the film’s substrate of crafty gamer-culture references.
Talking with the Cosmic Rays Film Festival cofounders about future film technologies, institutional support for challenging art, and how it all got started.
Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies Is at a Crossroads as Its Executive Director Promises a New Era
Work at the center has all but stopped in the past 18 months and nine staff have quit. What comes next is unclear.
The moral of this British period drama is familiar: You can lose your life to bureaucracy and busywork. But it still hits the mark.
Noah Baumbach’s “White Noise” Is a Carefully Calibrated Blend of Deadpan Humor and Affectionate Satire
“White Noise” doesn’t behave like a traditional feature film of any genre. You don’t know what the next moment will bring. That’s what makes it so thrilling, so absurd, and so weirdly familiar.
In “The Fabelmans,” Steven Spielberg Draws Back the Curtain on His Childhood and Budding Love of Film
This is the director’s most personal film, no doubt, but for longtime admirers, it’s second-tier Spielberg all the way.
As we remember T’Challa and the life of Chadwick Boseman, the film’s end lives up to its name, Wakanda Forever. With a delightful surprise, it breaks the melancholy mood and reminds us that the Black Panther will forever live on.
“She Said” is appropriately self-aware that it is telling the story of a necessary movement that has sputtered and faltered and is still at the very beginning.
A jubilant documentary and a cringe-inducing comedy about a catfishing father.
“We’ve been able to keep the spirit of Full Frame alive through the virtual events, but as we all know, nothing really compares to the energy of being in-person with people and gathered in community to watch these films.”
“The Phantom of the Open” induces pleasant feelings the old-fashioned way, by earning them with stylish comedy.
‘Memoria’ is being rolled out like a traveling art exhibition, playing in limited theaters across North America week to week. The film has the feeling of an event, a destination.
Outdoor films may have taken off out of necessity, but they provide a unique cinematic experience.
Defense lawyer by day, skronk-rocker by night, and round-the-clock hater of corn.
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