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Creepy Directed by Kiyoshi Kurosawa Opens October 21 at the Metrograph Creepy is one of the two movies Kiyoshi Kurosawa has made this year, the other being Daugerrotype, his first French-language film, which received its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival last month. Though subject-wise they’re quite different—Creepy a detective procedural that’s also a study of psychosis, Daugerrotype a ghost story that’s also a study of obsession—both are characterized by Kurosawa’s usual penchant for stretching...
The B-Side plays October 9, 10, 12 and 16 as part of the spotlight on documentary within the 54th New York Film Festival. The film is currently without distribution. Follow our coverage of NYFF 2016 here. Earlier this year, Errol Morris popped up as a talking head in An Art That Nature Makes, Molly Bernstein’s documentary about Rosamond Purcell, a photographer who specializes in conjuring art out of natural artifacts, detritus, and other such found...
Yourself and Yours plays October 7, 10 and 14 as part of the main slate of the 54th New York Film Festival. The film is currently without US distribution. Follow our coverage of NYFF 2016 here. Even compared to the out-of-order letter pages of Hill of Freedom and the two-part narrative structure of Right Now, Wrong Then, the conceit at the heart of Hong Sang-soo’s latest droll romantic comedy of manners, Yourself and Yours,...
BAMcinemaFest, the city's premiere indie film showcase, continues through Sunday, June 26. Here, BK Mag film critic Kenji Fujishima offers up his picks for the second week and closing weekend. All blurbs by Kenji Fujishima. Spa Night Directed by Andrew Ahn For a film about a young closeted gay Korean-American man who discovers forbidden pleasures at a spa he works at, Spa Night is a surprisingly subdued and detached affair. But perhaps the relative stylistic discreetness of...