A Beginner’s Guide to Sion Sono, the Outrageous Japanese Auteur Behind Nicolas Cage’s Most Outrageous Performance
The ‘Prisoners of the Ghostland’ director has a long history of making movies that elicit fear, horniness and contemplation in equal measure
The affable star of ‘Language Lessons’ talks about his love of meeting new people, fighting the temptation to be a white savior and why he’s not worried if he and his wife have a codependent relationship
People find Dude Cinema from the likes of Denis Villeneuve exhausting because of its glum tones and epic self-importance. But there’s something really thrilling about a director willing to take a big swing.
The Oscar-winner’s latest directorial effort, ‘Flag Day,’ is a dud. Better to revisit ‘The Pledge,’ which was released 20 years ago and deserves a second look — both as a subversion of the whodunit and an example of Jack Nicholson at his very best.