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The Innocents Directed by Anne Fontaine Opens July 1 Anne Fontaine’s The Innocents is a movie about nuns becoming mothers, and in the attempt to stave off audience incredulity, it is a very serious film. The nuns, a Polish Benedictine community, have been raped by Red Army soldiers (Soviet forces advanced across Poland, against Nazi Germany, in 1945). The French Red Cross doctor Mathilde (Lou de Laâge), secretly brought in to help the women who have become...
On Saturday Weyes Blood, aka Natalie Mering, and her band looped back to New York City for a show at Baby’s All Right, their last before Mering embarks on a West coast tour with the help of only a harpist. But something about her return must have been bittersweet– she's not exactly the biggest fan of New York City, a place she only recently started calling home. Mering’s career making ethereal and sometimes haunting folk music has been...