WUD Film member Vincent Mollica looks at The Seventh Fire, a portrait of an Ojibwe community in Minnesota, and suggests ways in which director John P. Riccobono transforms his portrait of an aging gang leader in order to look beyond statistics.
Pedro Almodovar’s Julieta is another Missed Madison title that still could make it to town. Jason Fuhrman explains how the film both continues and diverges from Almodóvar’s previous work.
The conceptually ambitious and emotionally evocative documentary Tower uses animated recreations to pay tribute to the victims of Charles Whitman’s sniper attack on the University of Texas campus in 1966.
Edwanike Harbour did not care much for this adaptation of J.G. Ballard’s novel by Ben Wheatley (A Field in England, Kill List).
Chris Lay admires the impressive cast assembled by director Jeff Baena for his independent comedy, Joshy, a film that asks the question: Are the five stages of grief attainable at your bachelor party?
Lewis Peterson from the Four Star Video Coop looks at The Midnight After, the latest from Hong Kong auteur Fruit Chan (Dumplings).
Edwanike Harbour argues that the latest film from Michel Gondry, Microbe and Gasoline, strikes the right balance between quirk, teen angst, and comedy.
Grant Phipps examines the often overlooked feature debut from Jacques Rivette (L’amour fou, La Belle Noiseuse)
Edwanike Harbour caught up with the third and final theatrical screening of The Fits in Madison. She argues that Anna Rose Holmer’s enigmatic directorial debut vividly illuminates the experience of adolescence and girlhood.
Field Niggas | Khalik Allah | USA | 2015 | 60 minutes Queue at GoWatchIt for availability updates James Kreul discusses Kahlik Allah’s Field Niggas, a vivid entry in the genre of on-the-street portraiture, shot on the corner of 125th Street and Lexington Avenue in Harlem. Update 1/20/16: We’re always happy to be wrong. Field […]