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[The Daily] Lady Macbeth Leads BIFA Nominations

2017-11-01T12:00:52+00:00

The nominations for the 2017 British Independent Film Awards (BIFAs) are out, and William Oldroyd’s Lady Macbeth leads with fifteen. Mark Gatiss will host the BIFAs ceremony on December 10 in London. Links from the titles will take you to . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Lady Macbeth Leads BIFA Nominations 2017-11-01T12:00:52+00:00

[The Daily] Hitch, Hooper, Romero, and More

2017-11-01T12:00:49+00:00

In the latest entry in Reverse Shot’s symposium on time, Julien Allen proposes that “perhaps the most compelling display of Hitchcock’s bravura in Psycho [1960] occurs during one of its least discussed sequences, in which Norman Bates (Anthony . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Hitch, Hooper, Romero, and More 2017-11-01T12:00:49+00:00

[The Daily] Goings On: Lem, Cone, and More

2017-11-01T12:00:45+00:00

New York. “Cinema began less as an art, more as a curiosity,” writes Tyler Maxin at Screen Slate. “Its early practitioners were hucksters, charlatans, and illusionists, and its direct predecessors were phantasmagoria, magic lanterns, . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Goings On: Lem, Cone, and More 2017-11-01T12:00:45+00:00

Horror Time: Josh and Benny Safdie’s Favorite Nightmares

2017-10-31T12:00:55+00:00

Just in time for Halloween, we’re musing on what it is that makes a movie frightening with the help of filmmaking duo Josh and Benny Safdie, the directors behind this year’s celebrated heist thriller Good Time and the subjects of our latest . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered [...]

Horror Time: Josh and Benny Safdie’s Favorite Nightmares 2017-10-31T12:00:55+00:00

[The Daily] Ozu, Melville, and More

2017-10-29T12:00:51+00:00

We begin with a few translations. Asymptote lives up to its own billing as “the premier site for world literature in translation” with the presentation of Adam Kuplowsky’s renderings in English of some observational work by Yasujiro Ozu. “These . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Ozu, Melville, and More 2017-10-29T12:00:51+00:00

[The Daily] Goings On: Hank and Jim and More

2017-10-29T12:00:46+00:00

New York. “It’s an idea so good,” writes Farran Smith Nehme in the Village Voice, “you can’t believe no one did it before: a book about the deep and abiding friendship between Henry Fonda and James Stewart, true legends of Hollywood. Scott . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered [...]

[The Daily] Goings On: Hank and Jim and More 2017-10-29T12:00:46+00:00

[The Daily] In the Works: Martel, del Toro, and More

2017-10-28T12:00:49+00:00

This has to be one of the most tentative “in the works” roundups yet. The top three items relate to projects that may never be realized, but they’re certainly intriguing enough to make note of here. Mark Frost, for example, who created Twin . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: [...]

[The Daily] In the Works: Martel, del Toro, and More 2017-10-28T12:00:49+00:00

Technology Meets the Spirit World in Personal Shopper

2017-10-27T12:01:43+00:00

The supernatural drama Personal Shopper—writer-director Olivier Assayas’s second collaboration with Kristen Stewart, after 2014’s Clouds of Sils Maria—takes place in the most alluring precincts of Paris but concerns, at its heart, what lies . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

Technology Meets the Spirit World in Personal Shopper 2017-10-27T12:01:43+00:00