Funeral Parade of Roses

Studio: Cinelicious Pics
Directed by Toshio Matsumoto

Jun 07, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

Toshio Matsumoto's freewheeling, taboo-busting 1969 update on the Oedipus myth. More

Dean

Studio: CBS Films
Directed by Demetri Martin

Jun 02, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

It’s nice to be reminded from time to time that a film can come from a real place in a real person, and not a studio’s fantastical concept or a team of creatives trying to coordinate a remake, reboot or adaptation. More

Bad Rap

Studio: FilmRise
Directed by Salima Koroma

May 23, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

Salima Koroma's documentary illuminates the placement and displacement in Hip Hop culture of four Asian American MC’s of varying descent. More

Becoming Bond

Studio: Hulu
Directed by Josh Greenbaum

May 20, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

There is a little bit of irony when one tries to rescue a figure from obscurity, be it Stu Sutcliffe (the “fifth Beatle”) or, in the case of the subject of Josh Greenbaum’s documentary about George Lazenby, Becoming Bond. More

Wakefield

Studio: IFC Films
Directed by Robin Swicord

May 18, 2017 Cinema Issue #60 - Father John Misty

Wakefield is somewhat about suburban malaise, but it’s also about masculine control. More

The Commune

Studio: Magnolia Pictures
Directed by Thomas Vinterberg

May 17, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

The Commune is a severely missed opportunity to explore life in the titular social setting. More

Afterimage

Studio: Film Movement
Directed by Andrzej Wajda

May 15, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

Afterimage, the final project of revered Polish director Andrzej Wajda, is a concise, sympathetic, high-minded period drama. More

Buster’s Mal Heart

Studio: Well Go USA
Directed by Sarah Adina Smith

May 12, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

Rami Malek (Mr. Robot) is quietly spectacular in the lead as Buster/Jonah, which at the beginning of the film manifests as three separate roles.  More

The Dinner

Studio: The Orchard
Directed by Oren Moverman

May 05, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

The response you have to The Dinner is comparable to the one you have when you don’t like someone and you’re not quite sure why. More