Abel Ferrara is a relentless explorer of calamitous ethics, and thus the perfect companion for New Year's soul-searching. A low-budget Scorsese (complete with the Catholic underpinning), the controversial New York City filmmaker outfits his characters with malfunctioning moral compasses, then directs them through ever deeper recesses of hell, sealing off the exits along the way. A cult director despite the unaccountable lack of distribution for his recent films, the notorious Ferrara edges back into the limelight with a... More >>>