'Self/Less': Losing oneself in the narrative

Film / Reviews Aug 31, 2016

'Self/Less': Losing oneself in the narrative

by Kaori Shoji

The age of excessive high-tech is a good time to be filthy rich, especially if you happen to be an entitled scoundrel whose level of wealth-fueled egomania makes Scrooge look like a benevolent fuddy-duddy. In "Self/Less," Ben Kingsley as New York real estate mogul ...

'Gods of Egypt': What an ungodly mess

Film / Reviews Aug 31, 2016

'Gods of Egypt': What an ungodly mess

by James Hadfield

In the latest issue of Kinema Junpo, Japan's most venerable film magazine, you can read a lengthy tribute to Gaga, the dogged independent movie distributor that's marking its 30th anniversary this year. The occasion is certainly worth commemorating: This is the company that released ...