Seen and reviewed (Jan. 1)

New films in theaters this week: — “La Danse: Le Ballet de l’Opra de Paris” (not rated), a documentary feature about the Paris Opera Ballet dance company. French with subtitles. Poster art courtesy Zipporah Films Veteran documentarian Frederick Wiseman’s fly-on-the-wall, … Continue reading»

Seen and reviewed (Dec. 18)

New films in theaters this week: — “Antichrist” (not rated), Lars von Trier’s explicit horror-drama examining a married couple’s relationship.— “Avatar” (rated PG-13), James Cameron’s science-fiction thriller, boasting new effects technology. Shown in the 2D and 3D formats.— “Did You … Continue reading»

Seen and reviewed (Dec. 11)

New films in theaters this week: — “Crude” (not rated), a documentary feature about the so-called “Amazon Chernobyl” environmental disaster. With subtitles.— “Invictus” (rated PG-13), a sports drama directed by Clint Eastwood, and starring Morgan Freeman as Nelson Mandela.— “The … Continue reading»