Director Wim Wenders PINA Interview

     December 21, 2011

In his exhilarating new film, Pina, German master Wim Wenders captures the brilliantly inventive dance world of late avant-garde choreographer Pina Bausch who led the Tanztheater Wuppertal ensemble. Wenders had conceived with Bausch a dance film like none seen before, …

TIFF 2011: PINA Review

     September 8, 2011

I admire the hell out of dancers.  They’re athletes and artists.  They must train their bodies to the nth degree and remember complex choreography while still delivering the emotion of a performance, usually without the benefit of words.  In his …

WINGS OF DESIRE Criterion Blu-ray Review

     February 6, 2015

Wings of Desire is one of those films that I’ve always wanted to see, but been weary of getting around to watching. Sure, it’s a well-respected classic of its time, often cited as one of the great films of the …