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[The Daily] #Bergman100

2018-01-14T00:15:19+00:00 January 4th, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

Ingmar Bergman was born on July 14, 1918, and exhibitions and film series celebrating the hundredth anniversary are already underway. “The ultimate auteur, he wrote and directed profoundly personal projects notable for their honesty in tackling . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Goings On: Rohmer, Curtiz, and More

2018-01-14T00:15:22+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

New York. “Starting in the mid-1960s, Michelangelo Antonioni became what the German essayist Hans Magnus Enzensberger would call a ‘tourist of the revolution,’” writes J. Hoberman in the New York Times. “Antonioni left Italy to make Blow-Up . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Most Anticipated Films of 2018

2018-01-14T00:15:24+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

One of the most intriguing films we can look forward to in the new year is Claire Denis’s English-language debut, High Life. “I’ve always been interested in science, in astrophysics,” Denis told the Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Roxborough in . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] My Own 2017 Top Ten

2018-01-14T00:15:25+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

2016 set in motion a series of collapses on so many fronts it seemed like some terrible dream. But in 2017, it began to sink in that, no, this is our new reality. Perhaps in 2018 we’ll decide that it doesn’t have to be our new normal. I’ll be . . . Read More The [...]

[The Daily] Remembering Those We Lost in 2017

2018-01-14T00:15:27+00:00 December 31st, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

Cinema lost a few giants this year, some soldiers, some heroes, duly heralded or not, and links from a good number of the names here will take you to collections of remembrances. I’ve also added notes and a few more recent tributes. JANUARY . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: [...]

[The Daily] More 2017 Lists and Polls

2018-01-14T00:15:28+00:00 December 31st, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

There’s been a furious flurry of list-making going on at IndieWire over the past couple of days. “IndieWire has reached out to a number of our favorite filmmakers to share with us their lists and thoughts on the best of the year,” writes Chris . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source [...]

[The Daily] Remembering Dan Talbot

2018-01-14T00:15:28+00:00 December 30th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

From C. Mason Wells comes word that Dan Talbot, founder of New Yorker Films (and pictured above in front of the New Yorker Theater with Alfred Hitchcock), has passed away. “Alongside his wife Toby, few did more for world cinema distribution and . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered [...]