An Absent Father Watching: Daniel Burman on The Tenth Man

By Gary M. Kramer. In The Tenth Man, Argentine filmmaker Daniel Burman returns to his favorite theme of absent fathers/put-upon sons, and to his favorite location, Once, a Jewish quarter in Buenos Aires. The film’s title comes from the Jewish tradition of having a minyan (ten male adults in the […]

A Woody Allen Fluff: Café Society

By Elias Savada. Problems are afoot in Woodyland. The jokes are there, albeit fleetingly and the best ones deal with gallows humor. The romantic comedy-drama script seems regurgitated from some of director-writer Woody Allen’s earlier works, and his alter-ego, Jesse Eisenberg, is back (after 2012’s To Rome With Love) for […]