Asia Argento

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2012

    Threesomes at the Toronto Film Festival: Critic Karina Longworth weighs in

    Editor's note: Village Voice media film critic Karina Longworth is currently at the Toronto Film Festival, from where she'll be writing regular blog posts. This is her first in the series. This is a blog post about two movies that were screened for the press within the first 24 hours of the Toronto ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2012

    From Cujo to Precious, five tragedy-porn books and the films they inspired

    In author Sapphire's new novel, The Kid (a semi-sequel to Precious -- the Hollywood adaptation of her '96 novel, Push), we are treated to another relentless marathon of abuse, rape, failed dreams and unsettling conclusions. "Commercial media looks at things in terms of heroes and villains," Sapphire ... More >>

  • Film

    July 24, 2008

    The Last Mistress

    Provocateurs Catherine Breillat and Asia Argento put their stamp (or tattoo) on nineteenth-century France.

  • Film

    June 26, 2008

    The Mother of Tears

    Dario Argento caps off his horror trilogy with horrific parody.

  • Film

    May 29, 2008

    Summer Movie Preview

    The season of big budget bangs uses its brain.

  • Film

    September 13, 2007

    Greetings from Toronto ...

    Where old masters, drunk teenagers, and Asia Argento make the fest's first week a blast.

  • Blogs

    May 29, 2007
  • Blogs

    May 25, 2007

    More News from Cannes: The Best of 2007

    A still from the Cohen brother's No Country for Old Men. Sometimes the competition is actually competitive. No one disputes that the official section at the 60th Cannes Film Festival has been the strongest in recent memory. The heavy favorites are the Coen brothers’ No Country For Old Men; Juli ... More >>

  • Film

    May 24, 2007

    America Cannes

    Art imitates life as U.S. directors command this year's fest, with only China rivaling for celluloid domination.

  • Film

    October 19, 2006

    French Confection

    Sofia Coppola pays opulent tribute to the innocent boredom of a teen queen.

  • Film

    May 25, 2006

    My Mother the Fraud

    Asia Argento finds a harrowing film in the pages of a fake autobiography.

  • Film

    August 4, 2005

    No Way Out

    Last Days follows the final spiral of a tormented musician.