The full set.
As the 46th New York Film Festival slouches towards its final weekend — one more movie, one more party, and Catherine Deneuve in the flesh – it’s time for a little roundup. I’ve mainly posted capsules to Worldfilm, with the exception of Che, which is on track for my favorite of the year and required something [...]
The New York Film Festival is a marathon, not a sprint, and I hit the wall somewhere around week 3 (sorry, Alexander Sokurov and In the City of Sylvia) but recovered for the final stretch. It’s been a heady month: from the dizzying heights of Blade Runner: The Final Cut and Secret Sunshine, the joyful [...]
From Carlos Saura (Tango, Salome, Iberia) comes a seductive performance movie about the Portuguese music known as fado. Among simple sets made up from mirrors, screens, and a few props, Saura lets some of fado’s greatest musicians show what made the soulful style popular for close to two hundred years. Mariza, Caetano Veloso, Lila Downs [...]