Summer: A Retrospective

Attack the Block Aliens seemed to be everywhere this summer. From the ghastly “Green Lantern,” to the gun-slinging action of “Cowboys & Aliens,” extraterrestrials invaded the summer cineplexes with a boldness befitting your typical blockbuster. Except one. “Attack the Block,” from producer Edgar Wright (director of “Shaun of the Dead”),
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Twisted Branches

Winner of Palme d’Or at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival, ‘The Tree of Life’ is a visually stunning and philosophical film.

The Tree of Life,” philosopher and filmmaker Terrence Malick’s first film in over half a decade, opens with the news of a young boy’s death that is never mentioned again. Framed by this veil of mortality, the rest of the film contains an emotional intimacy that has not been on
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