Michael Nordine

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  • Claudia Llosa's first feature since the Oscar-nominated Milk of Sorrow, Aloft is as remote as its Arctic setting. Jennifer Connelly is in constant crisis mode as a single mother to two boys, one terminally ill and the other traumatized by...

  • Morbid and droll in the manner of several other recent Scandinavian exports, The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared rarely manages to also be funny. Allan Karlsson, the centenarian in question, is played by...

  • As both a musical genre and a subculture, heavy metal has always lent itself to exaggerated depictions. It's easy to dismiss any art form that takes itself so seriously, and most of the reductive metal send-ups have been well deserved. But what's...

  • The latest boxing documentary is at its best when it isn't really about boxing. Before moving on to the in-ring action that defined the careers of Evander Holyfield, Mike Tyson, and Bernard Hopkins, director Bert Marcus opens Champs with a...

  • 8 months ago | Film Reviews

    Adapted from Amy-Jo Albany's memoir about growing up with her father, Joe, the jazz pianist best known for playing with Charlie Parker, Low Down stars John Hawkes and Elle Fanning as a father-daughter duo with a lot of love and even more problems....

  • Adapted from Amy-Jo Albany's memoir about growing up with her father, Joe, the jazz pianist best known for playing with Charlie Parker, Low Down stars John Hawkes and Elle Fanning as a father-daughter duo with a lot of love and even more...