MICHAEL BERGERON

‘Poor Things’ sets new standard for opulence

The plot of Poor Things is simple; a mad scientist places the brain of ...

Bon Appétit

There’s a market for lengthy art films and documentaries. When the director is the ...

Life in the ‘Fast Charlie’ lane

There’s a thin line between James Bond films and genre films starring actors who’ve ...

Conductor of the Spheres

Leonard Bernstein (1918 – 1990) was the kind of personality who could put advanced ...

Blu-Ray Slight Return: New Wave Edition

Media collectors are constantly making room on their ever decreasing shelve space for ever ...

Deadly Night

John Woo is back, if not in form at least in function. Perhaps pigeons ...

A Disturbance in the Force

The most quaint example of catering to corporate groveling resulted in one of the ...

Back and to the left

The assassination of JFK did not start conspiracy theory discourse but it certainly seems ...

‘Holdovers’ rules with two-sided barbs

The Holdovers captures a poignant moment in a teen’s life. Dominic Sessa in a ...

Stone alone

English doc filmmaker Nick Bloomfield courts controversy with some of his films such as ...

‘Pigeon’ as metaphor

The documentary The Pigeon Tunnel has an early scene where it’s explained how pigeons ...

Amazing Armand

The Armand Hammer collection of art, housed at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles ...