Between the NYFF and my regular slate of screenings, I've been a busy reviewer as of late. This week, I've got three new Slant magazine reviews, two for films coming out this Friday - the mediocre Friday Night Lights and the terrible Taxi - as well as a review of Ken Burns' latest, Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson, which appears at this year's NYFF.
Friday Night Lights (Slant magazine)
Taxi (Slant magazine)
Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson (Slant magazine)
And because too many reviews is never enough, I've also got new write-ups (posted below) of the French thriller Red Lights, an Israeli film called Or (My Treasure), David O. Russell's I Heart Huckabees, and - last but certainly not least - Zhang Yimou's incredible House of Flying Daggers, which may very well be the best film of the year.