Mark Jenkins appears in the following:
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Thursday, June 09, 2016
Thursday, June 02, 2016
Thursday, May 26, 2016
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Thursday, May 12, 2016
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Thursday, April 21, 2016
Thursday, April 14, 2016
Thursday, April 07, 2016
Friday, April 01, 2016
Thursday, March 24, 2016
Thursday, March 17, 2016
Thursday, March 10, 2016
Friday, March 04, 2016
Enigmatic writer-director Terrence Malick has made what is essentially the same movie three times in a row: Tree of Life, To the Wonder, and now Knight of Cups. It's time to ask if he knows what he's doing.
On one level, he unquestionably does. Malick's movies are elegantly photographed and ...
Thursday, February 25, 2016
In Triple 9's beyond-shadowy opening, a group of reprobates discusses plans for a military-precision bank robbery. The illumination is so dim that a bit of Anthony Mackie's brow is about all that's visible. Subsequent scenes allow a little more light, yet this laughably nihilistic movie just gets darker and darker....
Thursday, February 18, 2016
A river cruise is like a movie. The boat glides from scene to scene, the travelers get to know each other, and around the final curve awaits resolution, or perhaps revelation.
Or at least that's how the voyage proceeds in Colombian director and co-writer Ciro Guerra's fascinating The Embrace of ...
Thursday, February 11, 2016
Chinese writer-director Jia Zhangke's films are grounded in the reality of his frigid, coal-dusted hometown, Fenyang. But that doesn't mean he's a realist. His complex latest film, Mountains May Depart, begins in Fenyang in 1999 as a stylized romantic melodrama and ends, two chapters later, in a place that's not ...
Friday, February 05, 2016
At the beginning of The Club, four men and a woman are living quietly in a small Chilean seaside town. Their days are filled with prayer and religious songs, but also wine and greyhound racing.
One of the house's residents, Vidal (Alfredo Castro) is devoted to the village's stray dogs, ...
Thursday, January 21, 2016
When Aferim! debuted at the Berlin Film Festival a year ago, some called it a Romanian 12 Years a Slave. Now that it's on U.S. screens, there's an even closer analogy: Aferim! is Romania's The Hateful Eight.
Both movies are revisionist Westerns, with verbosely profane dialogue and stories shadowed by ...