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[The Daily] Goings On: Cronenberg, Friedkin, and More

2018-04-20T12:04:59+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Following yesterday’s news that David Cronenberg will be heading up the International Jury at the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival in July, the Venice International Film Festival has announced that Cronenberg will receive the . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Cannes Adds Eleven Films

2018-04-20T12:04:51+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

This morning, the Cannes Film Festival posted an announcement listing eleven new films that had been added to this year’s lineup. Then the announcement was yanked. Radio silence for hours. Now the announcement’s back up again. So let’s have a . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Goings On: Ebertfest and More

2018-04-19T12:05:59+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

First up, some festival news. Joining Cate Blanchett, who’ll be presiding over the Jury of the seventy-first Cannes Film Festival (May 8 through 19), will be Chang Chen, who made his acting debut in Edward Yang’s A Brighter Summer Day (1991) . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by [...]

[The Daily] Remembering Juraj Herz—and More

2018-04-19T12:05:50+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Before we lost Milos Forman and Vittorio Taviani over the weekend, the Slovak Spectator reported that Juraj Herz, the Czech actor and director best known for his 1968 film The Cremator, had passed away at the age of eighty-three. Just last . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by [...]

[The Daily] Tribeca 2018

2018-04-19T12:05:45+00:00 April 19th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The seventeenth Tribeca Film Festival opens tonight in New York with Love, Gilda, Lisa D’Apolito’s portrait of beloved comic actress Gilda Radner, and screens around one hundred more features before wrapping on April 29. Throughout the festival . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

On the Channel: In Search of Ozu

2018-04-18T12:05:52+00:00 April 18th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Filmmaker Daniel Raim took a pilgrimage to Japan to get his own firsthand look at some of the most iconic objects in the world of Yasujiro Ozu. Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico