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[The Daily] Hertzfeldt, Mekas, and More

2017-11-19T12:00:26+00:00

Don Hertzfeldt “has created a singular universe of stick figures in crisis,” writes David Ehrlich, introducing his interview for IndieWire. “One of life’s few perfect things, World of Tomorrow [2015] is as mordantly funny and existentially . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Hertzfeldt, Mekas, and More 2017-11-19T12:00:26+00:00

Jean-Pierre Melville’s Gangster Philosophy

2017-11-17T12:03:35+00:00

One of the masters of the French crime film explains how the film-noir form serves as a convenient vehicle for exploring such elemental human themes as freedom and betrayal. Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

Jean-Pierre Melville’s Gangster Philosophy 2017-11-17T12:03:35+00:00

Repertory Pick: Screwball Romance in Baltimore

2017-11-17T12:03:31+00:00

Preston Sturges’s screwball masterpiece, about a glamorous con artist who fleeces a naïve millionaire, screens in Baltimore this week. Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

Repertory Pick: Screwball Romance in Baltimore 2017-11-17T12:03:31+00:00

[The Daily] Hong, Refn, and More

2017-11-17T12:03:27+00:00

“Hong Sang-soo has a reputation for being a tricky interview, and he knows it,” writes Darren Hughes in the Notebook. But if anyone can get Hong talking, it’s Hughes. Take a look at this page. Gathered here are some of the most substantive . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: [...]

[The Daily] Hong, Refn, and More 2017-11-17T12:03:27+00:00

[The Daily] Goings On: Renoir, Tahimik, and More

2017-11-16T12:01:17+00:00

“Two exhibitions on different sides of the Atlantic—Marlene Dietrich: Dressed for the Image at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, through April 15; and Obsession Marlene at the Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP) in Paris . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Goings On: Renoir, Tahimik, and More 2017-11-16T12:01:17+00:00

[The Daily] In the Works: Besson, Winterbottom, and More

2017-11-16T12:01:13+00:00

At the American Film Festival that wrapped a couple of weeks ago in Wroclaw, Poland, IndieWire’s Eric Kohn has had early looks at four works in progress: Writer-director-cinematographer John Maringouin’s Ghost Box Cowboy, “an often absurdist . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] In the Works: Besson, Winterbottom, and More 2017-11-16T12:01:13+00:00

Desert Hearts: The Thrill of It All

2017-11-15T12:00:35+00:00

Donna Deitch combined tropes of lesbian pulp romance with the sheen of mainstream filmmaking in her beloved debut feature. Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

Desert Hearts: The Thrill of It All 2017-11-15T12:00:35+00:00

[The Daily] Miller, Lynch, and More

2017-11-15T12:00:30+00:00

While we’re anxiously hoping that George Miller and Warner Bros. will settle their differences soon so that Miller can get to work on “two more long-planned Mad Max movies,” and while we’re getting a kick out of Steven Soderbergh’s enthusiasm . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Miller, Lynch, and More 2017-11-15T12:00:30+00:00