Nearly two decades after his death the short, colorful racing career of Brazilian Ayrton Senna somehow seems bigger than ever. Especially now that we have Senna, an exciting (if hagiographic) documentary biography from ESPN Films.
Broken Flowers is a minimalist masterpiece. A deadpan comedy about a womanizer on a quest to understand who and what he is, it's so delicately understated that it makes other films feel like a force-feeding session.
The road movie is usually the domain of cowboys, crooks, drifters, and desperadoes. In other words, men. Thelma & Louise is a road movie about women. Its feminine emphasis imparts a fresh twist to its familiar elements.