William Friedkin’s “Bug”

by Michael Koresky (May 23, 2007) Even during the heyday of the American paranoia thriller, there was never a performance quite like the one given by Michael Shannon in William Friedkin’s take-no-prisoners adaptation of Tracy Letts’s off-Broadway play...

“Fay Grim” director Hal Hartley

by indieWIRE (May 14, 2007) Picking up over seven years after “Henry Fool”, Hal Hartley brings us his version of the sequel. In “Fay Grim” Parker Posey again plays Fay, struggling with her son who is turning out to be much like his arrogant...

Simple Men: Bruno Dumont’s “Flanders”

by Jeff Reichert (May 14, 2007) [An indieWIRE Review from Reverse Shot.] Like Gaspar Noe with a colder, reptilian eye, or a brutalist Robert Bresson, Bruno Dumont cut a divide through contemporary cinematic circles with his first three features. That this swath is...