Talkhouse Film contributors' favorite films of the year, with special contributions by James Ponsoldt, Jeanie Finlay, Rodney Ascher and more.
Actor/screenwriter Randy Russell attempts to unravel the secrets of Jacques Tourneur's masterwork, a film where even doubles have doubles.
Randy Russell on Kedi, the delightful new documentary about street cats in Istanbul which he has been watching on heavy rotation.
A holiday movie about a heartbroken Christmas tree salesman finds beauty and even hope in the melancholy.
A film about a post-breakup reunion, with actors (maybe) playing themselves, is funny, bizarre and, underneath, melancholy.
A potential future Canadian resident scopes out the country through this doc by an L.A.-living Canuck comedy writer.
This poignant comedy drama takes a sideways look at 20th century history and one man's remarkable journey through it.
The actor's debut film is an affectionate documentary portrait of a little-known (but much-loved) musician, teacher and philosopher.
A light-hearted love story featuring characters in their fifties -- could this be a post-rom-com? Or even a revisionist rom-com?
The French actor-turned-director's latest fuses the police procedural with an off-kilter sex comedy in a surprising (and oddly life-affirming) way.