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David Hudson

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Comedians and Composers

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Comedians and Composers

Plaudits for Elaine May and Barbara Stanwyck, conversations with Elliott Gould and Bertrand Tavernier, and a rift between a filmmaker and his subject.

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Lineup Deluge: SXSW, Berlin, and More
Lineup Deluge: SXSW, Berlin, and More

SXSW presents a program of 102 features and episodics, and the Berlinale’s competition and Special lineups are now complete.

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January Books
January Books

Unquiet is the first of Linn Ullmann’s books to directly address her parents. Plus, the criticism of Rivette and Bazin, a radio campaign led by Welles, and more.

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To Save and Project 2019

Goings On

To Save and Project 2019

MoMA’s festival of film preservation features Lubitsch, Akerman, Murnau, Lupino, and an eclectic array of rediscoveries.

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1919, 1999, and 2019

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1919, 1999, and 2019

A big list from the American Society of Cinematographers, a series celebrating a slew of twentieth anniversaries, and two great series in New York.

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Agnès Varda’s New Documentary Will Premiere in Berlin
Agnès Varda’s New Documentary Will Premiere in Berlin

The February festival’s added eleven films to its competition and another six to the Berlinale Special program.

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Sopranos and Doppelgängers
Sopranos and Doppelgängers

The Sopranos Film Festival celebrates the twentieth anniversary of the landmark show. Plus news from Rotterdam, Berlin, Austin, and Park City.

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Longer Takes on the Year That Was
Longer Takes on the Year That Was

A few lingering observations on the films of 2018 from Slate’s Movie Club, the New York Times, and more.

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Really, HFPA?
Really, HFPA?

Critics are fine with the actors who’ve won Golden Globes this year—as for the films they appear in, not so much.

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Four New Issues and a Rediscovered Interview

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Four New Issues and a Rediscovered Interview

The new year brings us new issues of Cinema Scope, Film Comment, the DGA Quarterly, and World Records.

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The Most Anticipated Films of 2019
The Most Anticipated Films of 2019

We look ahead to films by Martin Scorsese, Greta Gerwig, Paul Verhoeven, Hirokazu Kore-eda, and dozens more.

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La Internacional Cinéfilia and More of the Best of 2018
La Internacional Cinéfilia and More of the Best of 2018

Polls and ballots, lists and considered reflections give shape to the year that was.

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Holiday Reading

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Holiday Reading

New issues of Senses of Cinema and cléo this week, but also healthy seasonal doses of anxiety and lamentation.

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New Festivals in New York and Los Angeles

Goings On

New Festivals in New York and Los Angeles

New York launches an Iranian film festival and sends its Art of the Real series to Los Angeles.

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Remembering Penny Marshall
Remembering Penny Marshall

The star of one of the biggest sitcoms in the 1970s directed three major hit films in the late ’80s and early ’90s.

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December Books
December Books

Whatever your cinephilic interest—cinematography, acting, criticism—there’ll likely be a new book to take with you into the holidays.

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Cold War Tops the European Film Awards
Cold War Tops the European Film Awards

Also, directors discuss their craft, and critics carry on listing the best films of 2018.

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Hope Follows Catastrophe

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Hope Follows Catastrophe

In this week’s round: Tarkovsky and Eisenstein, Godard and Varda, and one of the most consequential television programs of all time.

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News from Berlin, Rotterdam, and Park City
News from Berlin, Rotterdam, and Park City

The Berlinale will premiere new work by Angela Schanelec and Denis Côté, Rotterdam’s got an opener, and Steven Soderbergh will preview his latest at Slamdance.

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Twenty-Five Films Added to the National Film Registry
Twenty-Five Films Added to the National Film Registry

Selection to the registry ensures that “these films will be preserved for all time.”

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Another Year of Peak TV
Another Year of Peak TV

As critics list their favorite television shows of 2018, we take a look at some of the most notable writing about a few of their picks.

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Critics Laud Roma
Critics Laud Roma

Alfonso Cuarón’s latest scores best film awards from critics’ groups in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Philadelphia, and Toronto.

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Essays, a Conversation, and a Knockout Tour

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Essays, a Conversation, and a Knockout Tour

Bluebeard films, German theorists, Fassbinder’s attack, sensory experiences, and the world’s largest movie studio.

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Globes and Laurels
Globes and Laurels

Adam McKay’s Vice leads the Golden Globe nominations as critics write up their lists of the best of 2018.

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