Last Days here is the riveting story of Pentagram lead singer Bobby Liebling, a hard rock legend and hardcore addict who, as one of Liebling’s friends puts it, sold his soul a long time ago – and is now fighting like hell to get it back, one piece at a time.
“Meet the Fokkens” is a nuanced portrait and loving celebration of 70-year-old twins Martine and Louise Fokken, two vivacious ladies of the night who’ve been selling sex in Amsterdam’s infamous red light district since 1961.
From “Children of the Sun” to “La Voix Humaine” to “Hedda Gabler” Halina Reijn is an inspirational presence to Toneelgroep Amsterdam, her self-assurance anchoring every production she’s in.
After a decade this Eastern-European cinephile event has finally come into its own, trading in grand spectacle for subtle gestures.
Lauren Wissot speaks with emerging director Matthijs van Heijningen about everything from making art from commercials, to taking inspiration from Polanski, to why the next big thing might not be emerging from his homeland anytime soon.
Setting the scene in his thick Scottish brogue, guide Tim Bell pulled a worn copy of Irvine Welsh’s infamous novel from his rucksack and proceeded to take his guests on an absurd, spontaneous, and magical, Speed Levitch-worthy journey where literature, film and reality meshed and sometimes collided.
Lauren Wissot talks to Danish director Eva Mulvad about family, losing wealth, and the drama between the past and the present.
Lauren Wissot talks to Oscar-winning “Project Nim” director James about monkeys, humanity and everything in between.
Lauren Wissot talks to “Gasland” director about fracking, artistry and activism, and PR attack dogs.
“For the first time in human history we’ve produced something that has consequences for 100,000 years. What does that mean?”