W.C. Fields created a unique cinematic landscape of gargoyle-faced character actors and whiny children in dusty, dreary small towns bereft of the sentimentality with which movies typically imbue them.
Not so much his masterpiece as his trash-heap Colossus, Ken Jacobs's epic imagines the exhaustion of the late 1950s from the horror of the Bush II years.
Isabelle Huppert is at the center of a Viennese love triangle in Werner Schroeter’s 1981 adaptation of Ingeborg Bachmann’s
Matthew Rankin's oblique film about Canadian Prime Minister William Lyon Mackenzie King is "one part Canadian Heritage Minute and one part ayahuasca death trip."
Sky Hopinka's debut feature is a poetic meditation on death, rebirth, and afterlife
76 Days is an intimate and harrowing portrait of Wuhan during lockdown as shown through the experiences of frontline healthcare workers and families
Three brilliant films — The Blue Code of Silence, Songs of Repression, and Summerwar — raise urgent questions about authoritarian systems of abuse and indoctrination
Culled from footage shot in the late 1950s, Manny Kirchheimer’s film documents street life amid the machinery of so-called urban renewal
With her second feature, Claire Denis again addresses the legacy of French-African colonialism while honing her style, striving towards the potent subtlety and hypnotic lyricism of her subsequent films.
Adapted from a Joyce Carol Oates short story and starring a young Laura Dern, Smooth Talk explores the complex inner worlds and lurking external threats surrounding a teenage woman's coming-of-age.
Just in time for Halloween and a particularly spooky presidential election, Zach Clark’s 2016 feature Little Sister has been re-released on streaming services.
For his Halloween sequel, Rob Zombie bucked horror trends, series conventions, and even the tone established by his own predecessor film.
Aaliyah’s performance as a Black femme in Queen of the Damned acts as an insurgent force that jams and escapes the clichés that govern the film.
White Zombie is a dirtier, moldier, more haphazard cousin to Dracula, yet despite — or because of — these perceived shortcomings, it remains one of the most atmospheric horror productions ever mounted.
A pioneering, unclassifiable transmedia work streams on Spectacle's Twitch
British writer Nigel Kneale blends science and superstition in this masterful horror teleplay.