Goings-on at Museum of the Moving Image

By Eric Hynes | April 8, 2022

I really wanted us to experience the way that history and our representation of truth is mediated through images, through popular culture, through the news, through horror films, and through archives of therapy sessions.

By Chloe Lizotte | March 25, 2022

The title of Vengeance Is Mine, All Others Pay Cash may be slick and playfully edgy, but in ironic passages, Edwin ruptures that tone.

By Matthew Eng | March 23, 2022

Feathers is a caustic rejoinder to a country still dragging its feet on gender parity, particularly when it comes to the issue of labor.

By Bedatri D. Choudhury | March 21, 2022

The film dissects the status of Bangladesh as a postcolonial nation that, like many other postcolonial nations, tries to establish itself as a free nation while holding onto symbols that tie it back to the period it wants to (impossibly) outgrow.

By Chris Shields | March 20, 2022

The Balcony Movie is about the contingency of human perspective and what that means for our lives and relationships, but it is also about what thoughtful works of art can create.

By Vikram Murthi | March 19, 2022

The premise/gimmick features Guido Hendrikx behind the camera as he approaches the doorsteps of strangers and stands there waiting for any kind of encounter.

By James Wham | March 19, 2022

These evidential images provide a midpoint between knowledge and history, and between a subjective and objective truth. This is the framework for Loznitsa’s archival cinema: a kind of foundation on which we can build a better understanding of the world.

By Jeff Reichert | March 18, 2022

Over the course of four hours, Loznitsa constructs a granular record of Lithuania’s moves towards independence.

By Mark Asch | March 17, 2022

The film, starring Adele Exarchopoulos as a hard-living, pain-numbing flight attendant on a fictional low-cost carrier, is a welcome indictment of the leisure culture and spiritual malaise of the Common Market.

By Leonardo Goi | March 17, 2022

I wanted to show these atrocities to remind Europe, and the whole world, that these barbarities are not happening far away, in some distant past, but right here, right now. If we don’t resist the Russian invasion, Ukraine will disappear as an independent state.

By Lawrence Garcia | March 15, 2022

First Time displays a conceptual rigor, its clear segmentation and wordless progression creating a characteristic, riddle-like fusion of sensation and mental reflection.

By Ela Bittencourt | March 11, 2022

The film frames masculinity as endless, at times excruciating showmanship . . . The director articulates poignantly the heartbreak of familial love crudely bound up in the performance of power.

By Caden Mark Gardner | January 19, 2022

One of Bugs Bunny’s greatest attributes is that he transcends the rational to become one of Hollywood entertainment’s greatest anti-establishment heroes.

By Max Carpenter | November 10, 2021

A mysterious fascination keeps one watching as On Cinema chugs along, playing out like a never-ending purgatory of what in most universes would have been a short curiosity sketch.