Chinese film screens this weekend at the Dryden
In “A Touch of Sin,” Chinese auteur Jia Zhangke tells four individual stories, tangentially connected to one another. Each tale, based loosely off a real news stories from modern Chinese history, focuses on a random act of violence committed by some poor soul who has been pushed to his or her limit by the corruption of society.
Forget the Oscars; City Film Critic Adam Lubitow weighs in on his favorite films and performances of 2013
ago, my esteemed predecessor, Ms. Dayna Papaleo,
founded her very own award ceremony to rival the Oscars, and to acknowledge the
films and filmmakers she deemed worthy of honoring for their cinematic
achievements over the previous year. These prestigious awards came to be known
as "The Daynas."