Critics Corral: THE REVENANT

Over a period of 15 years, one person directed a series of complex and challenging feature films: Amores Perros (2000), 21 Grams (2003), Babel (2006), Biutiful (2010) and last year’s Oscar-winning Birdman. His newest, The Revenant, follows a more traditional narrative than director Alejandro G. Iñárritu’s previous films but still has a magical realism influence. […]

Mayan Sushi, Czar of Noir on Gangster Depp, 2 Offal & 2 Pasta Recipes, Shaken & Stirred Cocktails, Eat Real All Weekend

Welcome to issue 73 of EatDrinkFilms. This week’s issue brings a variety of responses to the vitality of Anthony Lucero’s Oakland-set movie East Side Sushi. In one of two installments of “Critics Corner” this week, Tien-Tien L. Jong foregrounds the film’s layered approach to tradition and its dedication to a woman’s story, of self-determination, while […]