I'm a big fan of singer-songwriter (and poet) Leonard Cohen but I've never seen him in concert. Thanks to three new DVDs, I have a chance to experience him live and through the perspective of his fellow artists.
I rarely like slow-moving films that take their time setting the scene for more adventurous or violent moments to come. But I was comfortable watching this movie, which is beautiful and well worth watching.
As the Russian-born matriarch of an Italian family, glamorous — and British — Oscar winner Tilda Swinton is an ice princess whose passions are awakened by a sensual young chef in Luca Guadagnino's I Am Love.
Utopia was not only moving but a reminder that there's power conjured through the experience of collectively watching cinema. For this reason, it aptly captures the spirit of rebellion that Sundance 2010 was all about.