Is Spike Lee's seminal film still relevant in the Obama era?
Filmmaker Tyler Perry may see himself as creating modern-day fairy tales for black women, but he's actually reinforcing some seriously conservative gender politics.
Park Chan-wook's Thirst, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne's Lorna's Silence and Lucrecia Martel's The Headless Woman.
Agnès Varda's The Beaches of Agnès, Havana Marking's Afghan Star
J.J. Abrams's Star Trek, Ron Howard's Angels & Demons, Olivier Assayas's Summer Hours
A callous vigilante and sentimental old fogy, Clint Eastwood has become indivisible from his myth.
Nuri Bilge Ceylan's Three Monkeys, Erick Zonca's Julia, Jim Jarmusch's The Limits of Control.
Kiyoshi Kurosawa's Tokyo Sonata, Steve McQueen's Hunger, Andrzej Wajda's Katyn.
Slumdog Millionaire may provide
romantic escapism for some, but for me it stirs up very real memories
from my childhood in India.