Le Samourai

Studio: Criterion

Nov 17, 2017 DVDs Web Exclusive

Le Samourai is a pure piece of pulp fiction with nothing extraneous weighing it down. More

Porto

Studio: Kino Lorber
Directed by Gabe Klinger

Nov 17, 2017 Cinema Web Exclusive

A downbeat, impressionistic deconstruction of love at first sight, Porto is rendered all the more tragic by featuring one of the final performances of Anton Yelchin, who died shortly after the film was completed. More

Nov 16, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Eight years is a long time to wait between albums, but in the case of Karin Dreijer's solo project, Fever Ray, it was worth the wait. Half of successful duo The Knife, with brother Olof, and rooted in the same experimental electro pop, Ms. Dreijer's Fever Ray branches out and explores the darker side of glossy and rhythmic electronic music. Those who liked 2009's self-titled debut will love Plunge. More

Nov 16, 2017 DVDs Web Exclusive

Inspired by the classic children’s novel The BorrowersStudio Ghibli’s adaptation of Arrietty’s tale feels oddly traditional. More

Nov 15, 2017 Comic Books Issue #62 - Julien Baker

Reading Batwoman is a bit of a frustrating experience, mostly because this mix of interesting ideas and gorgeous art leaves a lot of the potential on the cutting room floor.  More

Nov 15, 2017 Music Web Exclusive

Charlotte Gainsbourg sings in both French and English on Rest, her first album in seven years. While the actress and singer previously wrote only in English, intimidated by the superstardom of her late father, French musician Serge Gainsbourg, this linguistic duality brings out haunting layers of mystery on her fifth album. More

Wind River

Studio: Lionsgate

Nov 15, 2017 DVDs Web Exclusive

In the snowy Wyoming mountains, a hunter (Jeremy Renner) stumbles over a dead body.  More

Mr. Roosevelt

Studio: Paladin
Directed by Noël Wells

Nov 15, 2017 Cinema Issue #62 - Julien Baker

Written, directed by, and starring the SNL alum, Noël Wells’ first feature is a promising debut behind the camera. More

Demon Volume 4

First Second

Nov 14, 2017 Comic Books Issue #62 - Julien Baker

If nothing else, the Demon seriescapped off in this fourth volumehas a protagonist responsible for one of the largest piles of dead bodies in comics history. But the book is a lot more than body count. In fact, the deaths come so rapidly and easily that they become more of a background noise, a dark comedy element than a tragedy. More