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[The Daily] Interviews: Mekas, Maddin, and More

2018-01-14T00:15:07+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

This past Christmas Eve, Jonas Mekas—filmmaker, poet, critic, co-founder of the journal Film Culture and New York’s Anthology Film Archives—turned ninety-five, certainly occasion enough for IndieWire’s Eric Kohn to get a few words with him. . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Issues: Film Comment, Cinergie, and More

2018-01-14T00:15:07+00:00 January 8th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

The updates to the entry on Paul Thomas Anderson’s Phantom Thread are still rolling in, and one of the most recent ones links to Sheila O'Malley’s cover article for the new issue of Film Comment. “Unlike other clichéd Great Men Humanized by . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered [...]

[The Daily] Lists and Awards: NSFC and More

2018-01-14T00:15:09+00:00 January 7th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

We begin this round on the best of 2017 with awards, because the National Society of Film Critics has just announced theirs. Forty-four of the Society’s fifty-nine members have cast ballots, and the majority of them are champions of Greta . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Goings On: Ophuls, Straub, and More

2018-01-14T00:15:09+00:00 January 7th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

New York. The Metrograph is currently presenting seven films by Max Ophuls and, in the Village Voice, Bilge Ebiri argues that it’s “essential” to see his work on the big screen. “His characters were often women—women scorned, women in love, . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] First Look 2018

2018-01-14T00:15:11+00:00 January 6th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

For the seventh year running, the First Look festival at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York presents “formally inventive new works that seek to redefine the art form while engaging in a wide range of subjects and styles.” Links from the . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source [...]

[The Daily] Lists: The Old and the New

2018-01-14T00:15:16+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

Even as we look ahead to the films we’re hoping to see this year, there’s still some 2017 sorting to do. And let’s begin with Farran Smith Nehme’s refreshing list of some of the older films she caught last year. You’ll want to see her notes on . . . Read More The Criterion Current [...]

Repertory Pick: Fairy-Tale Demy in Toronto

2018-01-14T00:15:17+00:00 January 5th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

Jacques Demy made his return to France after a stint in Hollywood with this Jean Cocteau–inspired vehicle for Catherine Deneuve, screening at Toronto’s Royal Cinema next week. Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico