Violent Logan’s Unrelenting Darkness Comes from Apathy

Written by Lesley Coffin (spoilers included) Much has been made of how the new film Logan incorporates and makes direct reference to the film Shane, one of the definitive films of the western genre in its golden age. The characters, narrative and visual inspirations are easy to spot; one of the reason director James Mangold’s…

HIFF’s In Conversations with Holly Hunter and Edward Norton

One of the best features of the Hampton’s film festival is the opportunity to utilize its intimate setting, despite its close proximity to New York City. Often overlapping with the New York Film Festival (as it did this year), the festival has a quality of being a retreat. It invites a more leisurely, relaxed audience…