Film Topics

David Bowie is Happening Now: 'a strange hybrid'

Jan 21, 2015

David Bowie is Happening Now: 'a strange hybrid'

by Giovanni Fazio

“David Bowie Is Happening Now” is a strange hybrid. Rather than focusing on Bowie himself, it documents an exhibition held at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum in 2013 of artifacts from the singer’s long and varied career. The exhibition itself was a huge success ...

Jan 15, 2015

Taken 3

by Kaori Shoji

Luc Besson and his protege, Olivier Megaton, have probably burned more fossil fuel and blown up more vehicles between them than a post-bankruptcy Detroit. In an age when many filmmakers are trying to go green, you’d think there would be a quota on car ...

Trash: 'inside Rio de Janeiro's rotten core'

Jan 7, 2015

Trash: 'inside Rio de Janeiro's rotten core'

by Kaori Shoji

‘Trash” takes on greed and garbage — two issues that are linked to crucial global problems of climate change and poverty. These issues are really all part of one big family of troubles, but if one of these factors can be destroyed, chances are ...