Kristen Stewart’s Come Swim

Kristen Stewart is fast becoming my favorite actress. She was far and away the best thing about Café Society, and was phenomenal in the all-around wonderful Clouds of Sils Maria. Now, she’s baring a different side of her soul in her directorial debut, the short film Come Swim. To call Come Swim avant-garde would be Read More …

I ♥ Mubi

I feel alive again. Thank you, Mubi. I’ve felt increasingly detached from cinema in recent times. Yet I had a yearning to experience more films, better films, films that made me think, films that made me feel, arthouse films, foreign films. And I found it. Mubi is cinematic nirvana. Over the past couple of weeks, Read More …

Songs From The North

Chances are, when you think of North Korea, particularly in today’s political climate, you don’t think of art, or of beauty. But just because the hermit nation is a country of brainwashed saps (as any of your Fox News-watching friends will gladly tell you without a trace of irony) it doesn’t mean they’re incapable of Read More …