One of Francis Ford Coppola’s most underrated films is a moving look at the legacy of violence & what it means to be a “leader.”
How Francis Ford Coppola’s visually stunning romance set out to change studio filmmaking forever — and crashed and burned along the way.
Francis Ford Coppola’s ambitious war epic Apocalypse Now depicts a bloody, dark night of the soul for the American mythos.
Coppola’s dual masterpieces remain the blueprints for epic tales of power & destiny.
Sandwiched between Godfathers I & II, the paranoid thriller features Francis Ford Coppola in his greatest collaboration.
We examine the game changing highs and ambitious lows of Coppola’s six decade career.
Beautiful, strange, and enrapturing, 2046 feels unlike anything else in Wong Kar-wai’s oeuvre, and yet utterly of a piece with his mesmerizing works.
Wong Kar-wai’s genial romantic drama is at least as much about the America he loves as it is about the characters.
Wong Kar-wai’s arguable masterpiece is a sumptuous, meditative ode to unconsummated passion.
This 1997 romantic drama embodies the outstanding atmospheric qualities of Wong Kar-wai’s body of work.
Wong Kar-wai’s dreamy, pop-culture-infused romance grounds time and self in a giddy exploration of commodity fetishism.
Wong Kar-wai is economical with dialogue in this 1995 feature, relying on atmosphere & physicality to tell a complete story.
Wong Kar-wai’s melancholy second feature hits harder in the face of current events.
Wong Kar-wai’s first film is a messy crime drama that nonetheless shows glimmers of his future genius.
In anticipation of his upcoming Criterion set, we look back at the Hong Kong filmmaker’s poetic visuals and beating romantic heart.
Mira Nair’s adaptation of the Mohsin Hamid novel is a probing exploration of the forces that make us who we are.
Mira Nair’s sumptuous adaptation of the Jhumpa Lahiri novel treats the dynamics of multi-generational immigrant families with grace.
Mira Nair’s most American film may well be her most impersonal.