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David Hudson

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Erice, Varda, Linklater, and More

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Erice, Varda, Linklater, and More

This week we’re looking at new work from Víctor Erice, the varied oeuvre of Agnès Varda, the cinematic lighthouse, the making of Before Sunrise, and more.

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Critics Preview Sundance 2020
Critics Preview Sundance 2020

The return of Miranda July, a first feature from Garrett Bradley, and a new doc from Kirsten Johnson are a few of this year’s most anticipated features.

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January Books
January Books

The Mankiewicz brothers, Jonas Mekas, Werner Herzog, Sidney Lumet, and Ja’Tovia Gary all figure in this month’s roundup.

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Celebrating Fellini at 100
Celebrating Fellini at 100

Traveling exhibitions, retrospectives, and rereleases mark the centenary throughout the U.S. and Europe.

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Fresh Encounters and Return Visits

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Fresh Encounters and Return Visits

Cocteau in the ’50s, Jane Fonda in the ’60s, and Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep in the ’70s feature in this week’s round.

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SXSW 2020 Features Lineup
SXSW 2020 Features Lineup

The Austin film festival is set to launch new work by Spike Jonze, Amy Seimetz, RZA, Frank Oz, Judd Apatow, and Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar.

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News from Cannes, Venice, Sundance, and Berlin
News from Cannes, Venice, Sundance, and Berlin

Cannes and Venice select jury presidents, and the Berlinale will present new work by Damien Chazelle, Athina Rachel Tsangari, and more.

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Oscar Shut-Outs and Silver Linings
Oscar Shut-Outs and Silver Linings

There’s been a whole of kvetching, but also a bit of celebrating since the nominations were announced on Monday.

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From Intimate Lighting to Cutter’s Way: Ivan Passer
From Intimate Lighting to Cutter’s Way: Ivan Passer

A key figure of the Czechoslovak New Wave, Passer went on to direct a classic American neonoir.

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Structures and Strategies

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Structures and Strategies

How do movies work? It’s a question that seems to have been on more than a few minds this week.

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American Neorealism
American Neorealism

The UCLA Film & Television Archive presents a series of films bearing aesthetic and political similarities to the Italian neorealist classics of the late 1940s.

By David Hudson

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To Save and Project 2020
To Save and Project 2020

MoMA presents an eclectic selection of new restorations and discoveries from around the world.

By David Hudson

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Godard in Paris
Godard in Paris

A major retrospective at the Cinémathèque française has us turning to writing by Peter Wollen, Gilberto Perez, and Jonathan Rosenbaum.

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Remembering Jack Garfein
Remembering Jack Garfein

The filmmaker, theater director, and Actors Studio instructor had a seemingly endless string of stories to tell.

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Globes for Mendes, Tarantino, and Bong
Globes for Mendes, Tarantino, and Bong

1917 is now repositioned as a late frontrunner in the Oscar race.

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Last Acts

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Last Acts

This week we’ve been reading about Orson Welles, Nina Menkes, Martin Scorsese, Luc Moullet, and the late Robert Frank.

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Most Anticipated Films of 2020
Most Anticipated Films of 2020

Steven Spielberg, Sofia Coppola, Spike Lee, Wes Anderson, Chloé Zhao, and Joanna Hogg are among the many directors ready to roll out their latest features.

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Wrapping 2019 and the 2010s
Wrapping 2019 and the 2010s

Even with the Globes and Oscars still ahead of us, we’ve now entered the final round of serious list-making.

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A Slew of Shorts and One Scénario

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A Slew of Shorts and One Scénario

This week’s highlights stretch from the earliest animated shorts through the best of 1929 and 2019 to Godard’s next project.

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Filmmakers Salute Filmmakers

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Filmmakers Salute Filmmakers

This week we’re spotlighting directors’ and writers’ appreciations of other directors and writers, plus Céline Sciamma and Agnès Varda.

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December Books
December Books

Lists (of course), but also philosophical surveys, biographies, and coffee table books are featured in this month’s round.

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Unforgettable Anna Karina
Unforgettable Anna Karina

She worked with Rivette, Fassbinder, and Visconti, but of course, any discussion of her illustrious career will always circle back to Godard.

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All That Dance!

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All That Dance!

A crash course in the history of dance on film and an in-depth conversation about Pedro Costa are among this week’s items of note.

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Immediate Favorites and Longer Views
Immediate Favorites and Longer Views

The National Film Registry adds twenty-five titles, Film Comment lists the best films of 2019, and Vulture critics rank 5,279 movies made in the 2010s.

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