N-Capace

Speaking with director, producer, actress and writer Eleonora Danco about her most recent brainchild, N-Capace, I openly confessed to her that upon reading the synopsis/presentation of her docu-movie…

No Road, Just Us by Paola De Santiago Haas

Journeys are always important for us, even the shortest ones. That’s one of the most important lessons we might learn in life, and Paola de Santiago Haas with…

The Patience Stone

It was over dinner in Cannes that I first heard of Atiq Rahimi and his work. My Afghan friends Zaid and Massood are friends of Rahimi’s, and he…

The Grandmaster

Amidst the vast majority of movies that are forgotten after five minutes, every once in a while there is a movie that changes you, one way or another,…

Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami

It is not normal for leeches to rain down from the sky onto a parking lot on the highway.  Nor is it normal for slick, black snow to…