Marta Figlerowicz considers "The Painted Bird," Václav Marhoul's adaptation of Jerzy Kosiński's infamous novel.
"Cold War" places its bets on the capacity of a small but carefully told story to embody historical tensions and tragedies much broader than itself.
"Loving Vincent" gives itself over to the poetics of showing its painterly work. It rediscovers not only van Gogh the artist, but also his medium.
Marta Figlerowicz on André Jolles’s "Simple Forms."
Marta Figlerowicz on the solipsistic suffering on display in Scorsese's "Silence."
Marta Figlerowicz considers the contradictions of Park Chan-wook's "The Handmaiden."
"Joy" is a film about the pursuit of wealth and opportunity that isn’t quite sure if the story it tells should be told anymore.
Park tests whether the abstract contingency of language could express something about the unresolvedness of feelings themselves.