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[The Daily] More on the Best of 2017—and 1927

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

Every year for eleven years now, at the height of list-making season, Kristin Thompson, David Bordwell, or both offer a welcome twist with an entry on the best films that have just turned ninety. This year, Thompson looks back on 1927. “ . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered [...]

New UK Releases for December 2017

2018-01-14T00:15:32+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

This month, three essential Criterion editions are headed to the United Kingdom: Wes Anderson’s eccentric and assured debut feature, Bottle Rocket; Kihachi Okamoto’s samurai classic The Sword of Doom; and a new edition of D. A. Pennebaker’s . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] In the Works: Safdies, Gondry, and More

2018-01-14T00:15:33+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

It’s been a while since we gathered news of projects in the works, but even as announcements started thinning as the holidays approached, a few of them are well worth noting in a quick roundup here. For example, Josh and Benny Safdie are taking . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source [...]

[The Daily] Remembering Kleinhans, Doan, and More

2018-01-14T00:15:34+00:00 December 28th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve lost some writers who’ve made unique contributions to film criticism. At Film Studies for Free, Catherine Grant has posted an entry in memory of “radical film and media scholar” Chuck Kleinhans. “Along with . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico

[The Daily] Issues: Cinema Scope, cléo, Apparatus

2018-01-14T00:15:36+00:00 December 27th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

On January 5, First Look 2018 will open at the Museum of the Moving Image in New York with the U.S. premiere of Blake Williams’s PROTOTYPE, “a work of speculative fiction that takes its starting point from the 1900 hurricane that destroyed the . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: [...]

[The Daily] Goings On: Stahl, Antonioni, and More

2018-01-14T00:15:37+00:00 December 26th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration|Tags: |

New York. The Film Society of Lincoln Center’s series Emotion Pictures: International Melodrama rolls on through January 7. “The genre of melodrama, which displays the grand, tragic passions that mark everyday lives while also detailing . . . Read More The Criterion Current Go to Source Author: Powered by WPeMatico