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[The Daily] Vittorio Taviani, 1929–2018

2018-04-16T12:07:33+00:00April 16th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

La Repubblica’s Alessandra Vitali is among the many Italian journalists reporting on today’s passing of Vittorio Taviani at the age of eighty-eight. In 2013, Ryan Gilbey, writing for the Guardian, declared that Taviani and his brother, Paolo, . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Milos Forman, 1932–2018

2018-04-14T12:04:13+00:00April 14th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

“Milos Forman, the anti-authoritarian director who left his native Czechoslovakia for creative freedom in the U.S. and captured Oscars for the masterpieces One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Amadeus, has died.” Duane Byrge for the Hollywood . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Cannes 2018 Lineup

2018-04-13T12:05:54+00:00April 13th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The Cannes Film Festival has announced the lineup for its seventy-first edition, running from May 8 through 19. Artistic director Thierry Frémaux has declared that this year’s Official Selection represents “a great renewal,” a new generation of . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Cannes 2018: Pre-Lineup News

2018-04-12T12:06:22+00:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Before the Cannes Film Festival rolls out its main lineup tomorrow, there are a couple of items to see to. From the festival itself today, there’s this year’s poster, as mentioned earlier, as well as the list of eight films competing for the . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: [...]

[The Daily] Goings On: Tsukerman, Farocki, and More

2018-04-12T12:06:14+00:00April 12th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

New York. A new 4K restoration of Liquid Sky opens at the Quad on Friday. “At last,” writes Alan Scherstuhl in the Village Voice, “after sitting out the DVD and streaming eras, Slava Tsukerman’s 1982 neon-fired New Wave New York alien . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by [...]