The sad truth is that it is unlikely that anyone would participate in, let alone finance, a first time director’s take on these characters if the film’s subject wasn’t a luridly exceptional incident. An exploration of the work of the New Vision Kill Your Darlings is not, but how could it be?
Nick Lieberman takes a look at Alain Guiraudie's new art thriller playing at this year's New York Film Festival.
Nick Lieberman reviews the latest testosterone-fueled spectacle from director Michael Bay.
Nick Lieberman reviews Allan Dwan's film, part of the Andrew Sarris: Expressive Esoterica series, now playing at Anthology Film Archives.
Nick Lieberman reviews the opening night film of this year's Film Comment Selects, screening Monday night at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
Nick Lieberman reviews Barbara Kopple's Oscar-winning documentary, which plays in the Museum of Modern Art's series "Oscar's Docs 1955-2002: American Stories." The series runs from February 2nd through February 14th. Check out the rest of MoMA's lineup at http://www.moma.org/visit/calendar/films/1350.
In our Yearbook series, Double Exposure contributors share lists and essays that attempt to define their year in film. In this entry, Nick Lieberman focuses on the appeal of lists and canons.
Nick Lieberman recommends a lesser-known Woody Allen film now streaming on Netflix.