Self-portrait with Nanny (2004) is a gem from last year. The faded images of Kaganof as a baby put to retro burlesque music are a reference to the silent films of long ago. Once again, Kaganof pays homage to popular cinema, for this film is a perfect essay on the durability of cinematic time, as well as on the auto referential and egocentric dimension of the work of many great artists.-Dionysos Andronis
The Machinist is the story of Trevor Reznik, a lathe-operator who is dying of insomnia. In a machine shop, occupational hazards are bad enough under normal circumstances; yet for Trevor the risks are compounded by fatigue.
Modern treasure hunters, led by archaeologist Ben Gates, search for a chest of riches rumored to have been stashed away by George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin during the Revolutionary War.
In 9th century China, a corrupt government wages war against a rebel army called the Flying Daggers. A romantic warrior breaks a beautiful rebel out of prison to help her rejoin her fellows, but things are not what they seem.
Timon the meerkat and Pumbaa the warthog are best pals and the unsung heroes of the African savanna. This prequel to the smash Disney animated adventure takes you back -- way back -- before Simba's adventure began.