By exhibiting a heightened level of performance throughout The Seven Five, Dowd confirms his persona as an abrasive, stalwart, old-school vaudevillian who lived his professional life by a code of contradiction.
Indian filmmaker Satyajit Ray began his career by making one of the great triptychs of all time: The Apu Trilogy, which consists of 1955’s Pather Panchali, 1957’s Aparajito and 1959’s The World of Apu.
Dark Star: H.R. Giger’s World, which opens Friday, May 22, at the Ken Cinema, remains content to simply sit back and listen rather than engage with the subject and his legendary canon of controversial work.
By the end of Saint Laurent, which opens Friday, May 15, the active viewer has given up on trying to understand the myth and become infatuated with simply watching the man and his experiences cascade through time.
The dark-horse nominee for Best Foreign Language film at this past year’s Academy Awards, Tangerines takes place in 1992 deep within the disputed Caucasus mountain territory of Abkhazia where war rages between the Georgian military and Russian-backed locals.