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The Ambitious and Ambiguous ‘Ismael’s Ghosts’

The Ambitious and Ambiguous ‘Ismael’s Ghosts’

By Guru Ramanathan, Staff Writer

March 26, 2018


Filed under Arts, Film

Arnaud Desplechin’s “Ismael’s Ghosts” is a harrowing tale of loss and filmmaking. It opened Friday, March 23 at Quad Cinema.

Battle of Brothers and Sheep in Lyrical Film ‘Rams’

Battle of Brothers and Sheep in Lyrical Film ‘Rams’

By Sydney Rappis, Contributing Writer

February 3, 2016


Filed under Arts, Film

The Icelandic film won the Un Certain Regard Prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2015.

‘Son of Saul’ captures hell on screen

‘Son of Saul’ captures hell on screen

By Ethan Sapienza, Staff Writer

October 15, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

Experience the horror of the Holocaust as never before in the brutally dark "Son of Saul," following Saul's attempts to find a rabbi in Auschwitz for his dead son.

Portuguese recession meets Caliphate folk tales in 6-hour ‘Arabian Nights’

Portuguese recession meets Caliphate folk tales in 6-hour ‘Arabian Nights’

By Tony Schwab, Contributing Writer

October 6, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

The six-hour, three-part film about Portugal's social collapse is more interesting and humorous than you'd think.

‘Transporter’ series runs out of fuel

‘Transporter’ series runs out of fuel

By Ethan Sapienza, Staff Writer

September 8, 2015


Filed under Arts, Film

The "Transporters" franchise returns with a disappointingly sexist and sloppily executed "The Transporter Refueled."

New York Film Festival returns to Lincoln Center

New York Film Festival returns to Lincoln Center

September 25, 2013


Filed under Arts, Exclude From Homepage List

The best and brightest in American and foreign films will once again be just a short trip away on the 1 train. This Friday, the New York Film Festival returns to Lincoln Center for its 51st year, with a number of incredibly noteworthy films. The festival kicks off on Friday night with Paul Greengrass...