Andrew Haigh’s film Weekend concerns Russell (Tom Cullen) and Glen (Chris New), two young British men who meet at a bar one Friday night and embark on a 48 hour affair. Haigh’s emotionally honest scripting and the pitch-perfect performances by Cullen and New lend poignancy and unexpected intimacy to this story of a brief but […]
In 1973 Columbia University behavioral psychologist Herbert Terrace had an idea. What if a chimpanzee baby was taken from its birth mother and raised as a human child, in a human household? This idea would become a reality when he made arrangements with a Primate Center to take one of their newborn chimpanzees just days […]
The iconic image of Henry Spencer from Eraserhead floats across the screen as the short film How To Make A David Lynch Film begins. For all the ways this man looks just like Henry, a true Lynchian fan knows it is not; this man is an impostor, and something is awry. This trickery is of […]
As hard as it may be to believe Pixar Animation turns 25 this year. The brilliant minds, who have made animated films accessible to both adults and children, show no sign of slowing their total domination of the animated film market, much to the joy of many filmgoers. It may not seem like a big […]
Certified Copy is a movie about its ideas more than about its plot or even its characters.