Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s state-sanctioned drama elevates itself beyond its cultural mandate to explore more universal notes to the human condition.
David Fincher’s 1995 serial killer thriller elevates the police procedural into a grimy fable about mankind’s fall from grace.
Matthew Rankin’s gonzo reinterpretation of Canadian political history is as riotously funny as it is insightful about the symbolic nature of Western politics.
Bringing the works of Tarr and Akerman to modern America, Gus Van Sant’s drama about student life around a school shooting remains a vital work.
We reflect on the recently-departed actor and his greatest, and most challenging, creative partner.
We look back at Jim Jarmusch’s film debut and the way its sense of experimentation ripples through the rest of his career.