Alan Scherstuhl

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  • 4 days ago | Film Reviews

    There’s a knot of tough, tender, persuasive scenes near the end of Isabel Coixet’s life-advice drama Learning to Drive. These are muscular enough that, had they come earlier, they might have powered the movie — the filmmakers’ hearts might be in t...

  • There's a knot of tough, tender, persuasive scenes near the end of Isabel Coixet's life-advice drama Learning to Drive. These are muscular enough that, had they come earlier, they might have powered the movie -- the filmmakers' hearts...

  • 8 days ago | Film Reviews

    This mean and vigorous men's adventure pulp throwback has everything going against it. It's a late-August release whose leads, Owen Wilson and Lake Bell, tend to be the best things in movies you otherwise regret seeing. The trailers, teasing the s...

  • This mean and vigorous men's adventure pulp throwback has everything going against it. It's a late-August release whose leads, Owen Wilson and Lake Bell, tend to be the best things in movies you otherwise regret seeing. The trailers, teasing the...

  • 18 days ago | Film Reviews

    A supernaturalistic study in class, bureaucracy, and censorial stupidity, Chaitanya Tamhane's debut feature, Court, plants viewers in the plastic chairs of an Indian court of law as 69-year-old protest singer Narayan Kamble (Vira Sathidar) is trie...

  • A super naturalistic study in class, bureaucracy, and censorial stupidity, Chaitanya Tamhane's debut feature, Court, plants viewers in the plastic chairs of an Indian court of law as 69-year-old protest singer Narayan Kamble (Vira...

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