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Todd Field’s Tár stars Cate Blanchett as Lydia Tár, a composer-conductor. (Photo courtesy of Kiara Royer/The Williams Record.)

Images in Review: Tár misses mark

November 1, 2022
The film Tár at Images Cinema tells the story of a composer-conductor with an impeccable resume who sows the seeds of her own downfall from the upper echelons of the classical music world. Despite grappling with victimhood, reputation, and artistry, I feel Tár fails to deliver all it promises.
Images in Review: Anything goes in Everything Everywhere All at Once

Images in Review: Anything goes in Everything Everywhere All at Once

April 19, 2022
Every once in a while, a movie comes along that is so radically new and original you leave the theater with a changed perception of what movies can be, what they can do, and where they are going.
Parallel Mothers is now playing at Images Cinema until Feb. 24. (Kira Hernandez/Williams Record)

Images in Review: Parallel Mothers juxtaposes two motherhoods

February 23, 2022
Staff Writer John Aste reviews Parallel Mothers, a Spanish film that tells the story of two women connected by the shared experience of both history and motherhood.
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