La Promesse (1996; Dir.: Luc and Jean-Pierre Dardenne) GRADE: B+ By Mike Dub In the hands of the right filmmakers, adolescence provides fertile ground for exploring the conditions that shape society. Far from just the finite crises of finding acceptance, achieving arbitrary victories, beating up a bully, and […]
The second film in our Romanian New Wave festival will be Christian Mungiu’s Palme d’Or-winning drama 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days, which is available to stream on Netflix Instant. Check out the trailer below and look for a Daniel Barnes review of the film on Monday, […]
A scene from the third and final film in our Silent Sirens festival, G.W. Pabst’s 1929 film Pandora’s Box, starring Louise Brooks. Read Daniel Barnes’ review of Pandora’s Box.