Graham Fuller

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Barbara Loden's Wondrous "Wanda" Gets a New Life

The restored version of Loden’s groundbreaking indie classic of 1970 gets its first major release in New York City.<p>By her own confession, Barbara …

Warren Beatty

Amy Adams Is Brilliant as the Bruised Heroine of 'Sharp Objects'

The actress gives one of her finest performances yet in the gripping HBO crime drama.<p>Survivor’s guilt and thousands of nights of drinking to forget …

Women of Color

Viva "The Vampire Lovers" at New York's Quad Cinema

Hammer’s 1970 horror classic starring Ingrid Pitt is all about female desire—for females.<p>One of the effects the 1960s’ sexual revolution had on …

Horror

London and New York Celebrate Agnès Varda

The BFI Southbank and the Museum of the Modern Image continue their seasons dedicated to the great French filmmaker.<p>It’s appropriate to call Agnès …

South Bank

The Paul Gauguin Biopic That Should Have Been More Troubling

<i>Gauguin: Voyage to Tahiti</i> gets across the painter’s passionate Primitivism, but avoids the unpalatable aspects of his first sojourn on the …

Tahiti

Outdoor Cinema at Socrates Sculpture Park Screens a Haunting Spanish Masterpiece

Victor Erice’s <i>The Spirit of the Beehive</i> is an inspired choice for al fresco cinema, but think twice about bringing little kids…<p>This year marks the …

Red Cross

The New Chinese Thriller That's like a Dream Within a Dream

Reality and fantasy coalesce in <i>The Looming Storm</i>, the film noir that marks Dong Yue’s impressive directorial debut.<p>In the Chinese film noir <i>The</i> …

Film Festivals

Here Are the Top Titles on Netflix in July

Netflix’s US July lineup is a little thin. It’s bolstered, however, by <i>Orange Is the New Black</i> season six on July 27 and <i>Shameless</i> season eight on July …

TV

The White Woman Who Tried to Save Sitting Bull

Jessica Chastain stars as a pioneering Native American activist in <i>Woman Walks Ahead</i>.<p>Visitors to Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery who are looking for …

Leonard Bernstein

'End of Summer' Channels Chinese Nostalgia for World Cup '98

Three males of different generations come of age in a deft family drama with a soccer backdrop.<p>World Cup fever may rise to a pitch every four years, …

Film Festivals

The New York Woman Takes Charge at the Quad Cinema

The Quad Cinema in Greenwich Village has scheduled over 50 films for its June 29-July 19 series devoted to the struggles and day-to-day victories of …

Paramount Pictures

How Cecil Beaton Conquered and Offended New York

As the new documentary <i>Love, Cecil</i> shows, the photographer Cecil Beaton had New York at his feet when he made a terrible error of judgement.<p>Of all the …

Art

Awesome NYC Film Locations No. 11: The Conclave in "The Warriors"

Director Walter Hill superbly calibrated the gathering of New York’s gangs in his cult 1979 film.<p>Excepting Martin Scorsese’s movies, there isn’t a …

Coney Island

The Quad Cinema Celebrates the Elemental Force of Elizabeth Taylor

The 20-film retrospective Essential Liz reveals how the star’s formidable strength was in a class of its own.<p>With due deference to Hollywood’s …

Outdoors Films for Foodies and Francophiles in New York

Gastronomy is the topic for the 11th edition of Films on the Green, New York’s annual outdoor summer movie festival, which runs through September 6. …

Visionary 'Arcadia' Is the Must-See British Documentary of the Year

Visitors to the UK who want to understand its people’s relationship with the land should see the unsettling but illuminating <i>Arcadia</i>.<p>An archivally …

Why Has There Been Only One Great Robin Hood Movie?

There have been over 60 Robin Hood films and television series, but only one is regarded as a classic. The version opening this fall won’t become the …

French Cinema's New Gender-Bending Masterwork

Boys love boys and turn into girls in Bertrand Mandico’s gorgeous <i>The Wild Boys</i>, screening at FIAF CinéSalon’s “Burning Bright” series in Manhattan on …

Girls and Women Rule Again at BAMcinemaFEST

This year’s BAMcinemaFEST (June 20–July 1)—Brooklyn Academy of Music’s celebration of hip indie films—features a lot of compelling stories about …

Six Cool French Films for a New York Summer

The French Institute Alliance Française’s (FIAF) CinéSalon series “Burning Bright” (June 5—July 31) offers New Yorkers an opportunity to see movies …

Alfred Hitchcock's Haunted "Rebecca" Looms Up at MoMA

The Museum of Modern Art celebrates the classic film-book <i>Hitchcock Truffaut</i> by sending us off to Manderley again…<p>New York’s Museum of Modern Art is …

Why Are We More Fascinated With Camille Claudel Than Auguste Rodin?

As a new movie affirms, the name of the sculptor Camille Claudel resonates more than that of her world-famous mentor and lover.<p>The biopic Rodin …

What's Worth Watching on Netflix in June 2018

This month’s releases on Netflix include top Aussie imports, sophisticated sci-fi, and a cannabis cooking show. Viewers can also wrestle with the …

"Bohemian Rhapsody" Strives for Authenticity, Suggests the Trailer

The makers of the Freddie Mercury biopic must have posed themselves the questions, “Is this the real life? Is this just fantasy?”<p>After eight years of …

Hammer's Horrific Sci-Fi Gems Shine at New York's Quad Cinema

The Quad’s 32-film season “Hammer’s House of Horror, Part 1: The Classic Years” (May 30-June 17) features the groundbreaking sci-fi movies <i>The</i> …

Bobby Robson Documentary Is an Emotional Rollercoaster

A new documentary profiles Sir Bobby Robson, the former England football manager—and reveals that he was all heart and sinew.<p>Football is a brutal …

Soccer

Yearnings of a Motherless Child in "Summer 1993"

A little girl grieving for her mother is the subject of Carla Simon’s auspicious first film, which opens in Manhattan on May 25.<p><i>Summer 1993</i>, the …

What Makes a Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or Winner?

Beyond incorporating a vague liberalism, there is no given formula for directing a Palme d’Or winner. Frequently, the Cannes competition jury even …

"There Are No Second Chances," Says Ian McEwan of the Honeymoon From Hell in "On Chesil Beach"

Young love implodes in the wrenching <i>On Chesil Beach</i>, which stars Saoirse Ronan as a bride terrified of sex and Billy Howle as a groom insistent on …

Awesome NYC Film Locations No. 10: SoHo in "After Hours"

When an attractive stranger gives you his or her number, look before you leap. That’s the timeless message of Martin Scorsese’s <i>After Hours</i> (1985).<p>The …