Eva Braun takes inspiration from the actual sex scandals in the Italian Parliament and the 120 Days of Sodoma by Marquis De Sade. This mix create a grotesque journey through power, sex and will of people who does everything to be successful. Pier is a powerful and important Mogul who keeps the power in his country. Elegant, ironical and well educated, he has a bizarre sexual instinct which is satisfied by her mistress, Romy, who collect people, men and women (musicians, directors, writers and businessmen) which agree to satisfy his weird fantasies for getting his help to the way to success. Like a Decameron, a group of people in a house meet their pride and greed for power and sex.
Marcie Begleiter’s documentary explores the originality and power of Hesse, who managed to triumph in a male-dominated art world before dying at 34.
2016-04-26 | A. O. SCOTT | Read the New York Times Review of Eva Hesse
Lauren Cohan stars in this small-cast thriller, directed by William Brent Bell, which has enough scary moments to satisfy horror fans.
2016-01-22 | NEIL GENZLINGER | Read the New York Times Review of The Boy
This documentary takes a plain-spoken approach to covering the career of Don McCullin, a longtime correspondent for The Sunday Times of London who has photographed strife around the world.
2015-10-29 | BEN KENIGSBERG | Read the New York Times Review of McCullin
In this documentary, directed by Amy Berg, former child actors recount the manipulations, cover-ups and exploitations they encountered in the entertainment industry.
2015-06-11 | KEN JAWOROWSKI | Read the New York Times Review of An Open Secret
In Tal Granit and Sharon Maymon’s Israeli comedy, set at a Jerusalem retirement home, an amateur inventor devises a “mercy-killing machine.”
2015-05-21 | STEPHEN HOLDEN | Read the New York Times Review of Mita Tova
A horror movie with a touch of classic Val Lewton, but tailored to your electronic device, partly shot on GoPro and organized into computer windows.
2015-04-16 | MANOHLA DARGIS | Read the New York Times Review of Unfriended
In Kike Maíllo’s Spanish drama, a prodigy returns to his hometown to work on programming an android with the emotional life of a real child.
2015-03-12 | NEIL GENZLINGER | Read the New York Times Review of Eva