Movie Review: Shoplifters.

Movie Review: Shoplifters. This Oscar nominated drama from Japan poignantly portrays a family struggling with poverty and dignity in the modern reality of economic inequality. Director Hirokazu Kore-Eda's latest film, Shoplifters, should be considered required viewing.  It succinctly and … Continue reading

Movie Review: Cold War.

Movie Review: Cold War. Cold War feels like an artistic artifact from a bygone era, which is a compliment for its cinematography and a critique of its gender politics. Pawel Pawlikowski's drama showcases an artist's eye for composition and arrangement.  Filmed in black and white, each scene … Continue reading