“It’s good to be with someone who isn’t weird, or screwed up, or sicko pervy,” says Allison Janney in Life During Wartime. Obviously, she is not talking about her director, Todd Solondz. Only the brave or genuinely perverse ever get through his offbeat films. A favorite of film festival eccentrics but studiously avoided Read More
Nir Bergman’s Broken Wings deals with a dysfunctional Israeli family. The Ulmans have become completely demoralized after the recent and sudden death of the paterfamilias , whom we only see fleetingly in a home movie.
The film opens with a music contest at which 17-year-old Maya Ulman (Maya Maron) sings a mournful tribute to her Read More