Culturekiosque Cinema Reviews
Our editors' eclectic take on noteworthy cinema.
Most recent features:
The Great Gatsby
Melynda Nuss on Burt Luhrmann's extravagant adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald's Jazz Age novel.
31 May 2013
'Lincoln' at Face Value
Valiant effort aside, ultimately Spielberg's opus fails to target below the (bewhiskered) surface.
23 Feb 2013
Caesar Must Die
The Taviani brothers present Shakespeare’s “Julius Caesar” in a performance by inmates of Rome’s maximum security Rebibbia prison.
6 Feb 2013
Pasolini Retrospective Opens at MOMA
During his lifetime Pier Paolo Pasolini's challenging films were condemned and frequently banned for their raw sexuality, casual violence and rejection of middle-class values.
Beasts of the Southern Wild
In a forgotten swamp community in Louisiana, a desperate six-year-old girl must learn to survive unstoppable catastrophes of epic proportions.
Movie Review: Melancholia
Tis the season to be jolly...or so we thought: "If Lars von Trier set out to make an accurate film about depression he has done a fantastic job.", writes culture critic Melynda Nuss about von Trier's new film "Melancholia".
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3:10 to Yuma
Melynda Nuss reviews the remake of the classic 1957 Western about a desperate, small-time rancher who takes an assignment to transport a notorious outlaw to Yuma for imprisonment.
A Dangerous Method
David Cronenburg’s new film explores how sex, anti-semitism and the professional rivalry of Sigmund Freud and his acolyte, Carl Jung, held sway at the dawn pyschoanalysis.
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