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Rip This Joint

We’re sorting through the Sight and Sound poll and reading about Paweł Łoziński, the Sankofa Collective, and the first films ever made.

By David Hudson

Godard and Straub-Huillet

Three complementary series in New York will serve as tributes to Jean-Luc Godard and Jean-Marie Straub.

By David Hudson

Buster by the Bay

Three Keaton shorts will open A Day of Silents at the Castro before a series runs through December 21 in Berkeley.

By David Hudson

The Gothams Open Awards Season

Everything Everywhere All at Once scores Best Feature and the Outstanding Supporting Performance award for Ke Huy Quan.

By David Hudson

Who’s the Greatest?

When Sight and Sound announces the results of its decennial poll this week, we’ll see what a list of all-time great films looks like in 2022.

By David Hudson

November Books

Featured in this month’s roundup: Maya Deren, Joyce Chopra, Michael Almereyda, Nabokov, Pasolini, and Miyazaki.

By David Hudson

Jean-Marie Straub: “I Am the Terrorist”

Straub and his life and filmmaking partner Danièle Huillet have been described as “cinema’s conscience.”

By David Hudson

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But the World Goes ’Round

Nikyatu Jusu, Douglas Sirk, Mike De Leon, Donald Sutherland, and Sam Raimi are on our minds this week.

By David Hudson

KVIFF Classics Kick-Off

Ten films will screen over three days in two theaters in Prague.

By David Hudson

Present Past at the Academy Museum

Fifty new and recent restorations will screen at the Museum’s first-ever festival of preservation.

By David Hudson

From the East to Madrid

An ongoing series spotlights films by women directors made in eastern Europe during the Soviet era.

By David Hudson

Quentin Tarantino’s Cinema Speculation

Most reviewers are getting a kick out of Tarantino’s blend of memoir and film criticism.

By David Hudson

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Driven to Create

This week we’re celebrating Scorsese, rediscovering Noriaki Tsuchimoto, and doing a little close reading with Frederick Wiseman.

By David Hudson

Taiwanese New Waves in New York

Film Forum presents a survey featuring work by Edward Yang and Hou Hsiao-hsien as well as Second Wavers Ang Lee and Tsai Ming-liang.

By David Hudson

Starring Tang Wei

New York’s Metrograph presents films by Park Chan-wook, Bi Gan, Ang Lee, Johnnie To, and Michael Mann.

By David Hudson

The Female Gaze in Japan

New York’s Japan Society presents a selection of films written, produced, and/or directed by women.

By David Hudson

LA Rebellion at LEFFEST

The Portuguese festival presents one of the largest retrospectives dedicated to the movement ever staged in Europe.

By David Hudson

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Tentative Destinies

New Senses of Cinema! We’re also reading about John Garfield, Anna Karina, Asghar Farhadi, and Mike Leigh.

By David Hudson

Fassbinder: Politics and Patrons in Berlin

Wolf Kino invites filmmakers, writers, and curators to host screenings of six films by Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

By David Hudson

Pam Grier in the ’70s, ’90s, and Now

While the Wexner Center surveys her career, TCM’s podcast tells the full life story of Pam Grier.

By David Hudson

Fireflies Celebrates Pasolini

The independent publisher launches a two-volume collection and a film series in New York.

By David Hudson

A Second Look at Armageddon Time

As James Gray’s latest feature arrives in theaters, critics focus on the treatment of his surrogate’s Black best friend.

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Survival Skills

Iranian cinema, the history of horror, and malevolent conspiracies are on our minds this week.

By David Hudson

Scares and a Happy Ending from Guillermo del Toro

The director conjures fresh monsters in the horror anthology Cabinet of Curiosities and in the stop-motion animated Pinocchio.

By David Hudson