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Fury

Mar 18, 2015

Fury

Director: David Ayer Language: English “Training Day” director David Ayer’s tale of a tank crew on the Western front in the fading days of World War II falls squarely between Sam Peckinpah’s “Cross of Iron” and Stephen Spielberg’s “Saving Private Ryan” — it’s got ...

Capturing Raf Simons and the ghost of Christian Dior

Mar 11, 2015

Capturing Raf Simons and the ghost of Christian Dior

by Kaori Shoji

You may not “J’adore Dior,” but it’s hard not to be fascinated by the goings on within the French fashion house, which is now one of the fashion industry’s two remaining haute couture maisons. John Galliano, who had helmed the brand for 15 years, ...

Can idol group Momoiro Clover Z learn to act?

Mar 11, 2015

Can idol group Momoiro Clover Z learn to act?

by Mark Schilling

The typical Japanese movie about the travails and triumphs of a high school club follows an upward arc, as the audience cheers on the heroes to their foregone triumph over setbacks and defeats. The actualities of how they become more accomplished swing musicians, as ...

Sabotage

Mar 11, 2015

Sabotage

by Kaori Shoji

Director: David Ayer Language: English “Sabotage” is the film Arnold Schwarzenegger should’ve avoided. The story stacks up the gore, venom and brute violence, and the overall effect is slaughterhouse trauma. Schwarzenegger plays the leader of an elite DEA task force whose members are murdered ...

Cam Girlz

Mar 11, 2015

Cam Girlz

by Giovanni Fazio

Director: Sean Dunne Language: English With this behind-the-veil look at the women who perform for live-sex webcams, director Sean Dunne trailblazes a new genre: docsploitation. With its priorities split between titillation and observation, “Cam Girlz” introduces a group of young women who find their ...