Frances Ha: Criterion Collection

November 25, 2013

Noah Baumbach started off with Kicking and Screaming (1995), a film, which chronicled his generation of well-off and educated twentysomethings. With Frances Ha (2013) he’s come full circle, dramatizing a new twentysomething generation in a funny and... 

Away We Go

October 5, 2009

After the intense drama of Revolutionary Road (2008), one could hardly blame director Sam Mendes for opting to switch gears for decidedly lighter fare with his next film Away We Go (2009). After the soul-crushing dysfunction and overwhelming feeling of... 

Kicking & Screaming

August 25, 2006

The early to mid-1990s was a great time for American independent cinema with the likes of Richard Linklater, Kevin Smith, Whit Stillman, Noah Baumbach and many others gaining prominence through film festivals and home video. Like the aforementioned filmmakers,... 

The Bourne Identity (Special Edition)

June 6, 2004

We open with a common hook, someone who has lost their memory and doesn’t know who they are. This time it’s Matt Damon as Jason Bourne. He is found floating unconscious in the rough Mediterranean Sea, when picked up by a boat and nursed back to health...