Reliable statistics are informative. Hearing the personal, painful stories of those reflected in numbers adds the emotional element to cold facts. That is what directors Nanfu Wang and Jialing Zhang bring to their documentary One Child Nation , a profound examination of China’s policy, introduced in 1979, mandating no more than one child per family to limit population growth.
Across her impressive career, the manifestation of Elaine May’s remarkable skillset reveals itself primarily through a three-pronged attack of writer, filmmaker, and performer. That these overlap so s ... Read more
Richard Linklater’s adaptation of Maria Semple’s 2012 best-seller doesn’t make a smooth transition to the screen. Semple’s anarchic, non-linear story revolves around an affluent, if eccentric, middle- ... Read more
Viacom’s youth-skewing network MTV is gearing up to debut its new docuseries MTV’s Ghosted: Love Gone Missing, from New York-based prodco Sharp Entertainment. Debuting Sept. 10 at 9 p.m. E ... Read more
David Crow Aug 21, 2019 Bombshell teases a tense work environment for women, including a cast of Charlize Theron, Nicole Kidman, and Margot Robbie. A movie that is sure to be a topic of discussion on ... Read more
New to DVD this week: BE NATURAL: THE UNTOLD STORY OF ALICE GUY-BLACHÉ Director: Pamela B Green Premiere: Cannes 2018 Select Festivals: Telluride, New York, London, Deauville, Rio, Göteborg About: Une ... Read more
Istanbul, August 21, 2019 – Turkish authorities must immediately release the seven journalists who were detained by police since August 19, as well as all journalists jailed for their work, the Commit ... Read more