Film

Review: “A Separation”

“A Separation,” Asghar Farhadi’s latest moral drama, is a painful, compassionate, and powerful film. Farhadi dissolves the traditional notions of good and evil, and dives into the complicated and messy subjectivity of truth and morality [...]...

Review: “Pretty Dark” Shorts Showcase

When I think about “dark,” in a general context of genre, my expectation is more often than not, weight or heavy handedness. Filmmakers exploring violence can fall into the trap of excess, and those interested in mystery lean on abstraction or purposeful incoherence, a la Lynch derivatives [...]...