All content by Sebastian Zufelt
Frederick Wiseman, the 92-year-old director, shifts from famed documentaries on institutions to a narrative piece.
Nov 10, 2022
Director Park Chan-wook delivers a crime-romance that already feels like a classic. "Decision to Leave" will screen at the 60th New York Film Festival on Oct. 19 and Oct. 20, and will play in select theaters across the city beginning on Oct. 14.
Oct 13, 2022
Modeled on Truffaut’s own life, the series returns to the big screen in new 4K restorations.
Sep 20, 2022
In "Riotsville, U.S.A.," the civil uprisings of the ‘60s are recontextualized using previously-unseen archival footage from public broadcasts and the U.S. military. “Riotsville, U.S.A.” begins its theatrical run at Film Forum on Sept. 16.
Sep 13, 2022
Newly restored by Janus Films, Lynch’s MiniDV masterpiece begins screening at IFC Center on April 8.
Apr 12, 2022
Quietly released on Netflix, Richard Linklater’s latest film uses animation to capture the wonder of childhood.
Apr 11, 2022
As earnest and endurance-testing as the title suggests, the latest film from the Daniels sees their maximalism reach new heights.
Apr 4, 2022
Catch up with the animated shorts screening at the IFC Center before the Oscars.
Mar 9, 2022
James Vaughan’s directorial debut observes the fumbles of growing into adulthood. “Friends and Strangers” opens this weekend at Metrograph NYC.
Feb 25, 2022
John Ford’s classic late-era Western screens Feb. 18 at the Museum of the Moving Image as part of the series “The Legend of Woody Strode.”
Feb 17, 2022
The debut film by trailblazer Márta Mészáros is an insightful examination of the repression of women in Hungary in the 1960s. The film played as part of Film at Lincoln Center’s retrospective of the famed Hungarian feminist filmmaker.
Feb 4, 2022
Robert Greene’s portrayal of the painful processing of trauma makes for a profound piece that shows the difficulty and necessity of storytelling.
Dec 6, 2021
A mixed bag of great influences, the latest film from Edgar Wright is jumbled in its execution.
Nov 16, 2021
Read about this week’s most notable singles by Gracie Abrams, Mastodon and more.
Oct 28, 2021
Julia Ducournau avoids the sophomore slump as the latest winner of the Palme d’Or award.
Oct 14, 2021
Paul Schrader’s latest is a slow burn whose engines could have used more revving.
Oct 13, 2021
The second live-action rendition of Cinderella in the past decade fails to justify why the story was worth remaking.
Sep 29, 2021
Eschewing a throughline, Jessica Beshir’s feature documentary debut is one of particular structural and visual inventiveness.
Sep 14, 2021
Read about the most notable singles released this week.
Sep 9, 2021
Dip into dive bar life in this unique blend of documentary and fiction filmmaking.
Apr 16, 2021
The band known for a lack of new music just gave their fans a lot to listen to and even more to anticipate.
Apr 13, 2021
Rising comedian Rachel Sennott faces her romantic past and present at a hilariously stressful shiva.
Apr 7, 2021
‘Tales of Four Seasons’ review: Romance is always in season as people search for love and connection
New restorations of Eric Rohmer’s “Tales of Four Seasons” opening at Film Forum starting March 26.
Mar 25, 2021
Beautifully simple, this film is a must-see this awards season. “Never Rarely Sometimes Always” is available for free to NYU students through NYU Stream, as well as HBO Max for those living in dorms.
Mar 11, 2021