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Kirill Serebrennikov Returns to Cannes

As Tchaikovsky’s Wife premieres in competition, the Russian director fields questions about cultural boycotts.

By David Hudson

Cannes Opens with Eustache, Zombies, and Cruise

A new restoration of The Mother and the Whore launches Cannes Classics before Final Cut officially raises the curtain.

By David Hudson

May Books

This month we’re reading about David Fincher, Sofia Coppola, Hong Sangsoo, and Werner Herzog.

By David Hudson

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Fits and Starts

It wasn’t always smooth going for Max Ophuls, Mike Hodges, or Irrfan Khan.

By David Hudson

The Inventive Versatility of James Wong Howe

New York’s Museum of the Moving Image presents a series of nineteen films shot by the accomplished cinematographer.

By David Hudson

Qiu Jiongjiong and A New Old Play

Before Qiu’s award-winning feature opens in theaters, the National Museum of Asian Art will present an online retrospective.

By David Hudson

Alex Garland’s Men

The director of Ex Machina and Annihilation returns, and many critics have questions.

By David Hudson

John Waters and Cookie Mueller

Waters has written his first novel, and a collection of Mueller’s writing has just been reissued.

By David Hudson

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“I’ll Die of Love”

This week: Tarkovsky’s answer to Kubrick, the Otolith Group, Brooklyn filmmakers, German scenes, and Béatrice Dalle.

By David Hudson

Women Filming for Their Lives

A coincidental set of screenings and openings almost seems to be responding to the impending reversal of Roe v. Wade.

By David Hudson

San Francisco Silent Film Festival 2022

The twenty-fifth edition offers lavish decadence, experimental poetry, and timely poignance.

By David Hudson

The Fatal Vision of Fritz Lang

A Melbourne Cinémathèque series of double bills spotlights Lang’s penchant for drilling into the darkest recesses of human nature.

By David Hudson

Forgotten Filmmakers of the French New Wave

MoMA and the Harvard Film Archive present a program of more than forty overlooked features.

By David Hudson

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They’ve Got the Look—and the Beat

This week swerves from the slick cinéma du look to the harshest punk noise.

By David Hudson

Hot Docs Salutes Anand Patwardhan

For half a century, the Indian documentarian has won accolades abroad while fighting censorship at home.

By David Hudson

The Latest from Cannes and Beyond

Cannes sets its juries, Directors’ Fortnight selects its shorts, Locarno honors Laurie Anderson, and Sundance lines up a big London edition.

By David Hudson

Cinema Reborn 2022

The Sydney-based festival of new restorations offers a rich set of globally accessible program notes.

By David Hudson

Scorsese’s Film Foundation Presents Free Screenings

The monthly program will feature introductions, interviews, and more supplements.

By David Hudson

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A Lot of Gaul

Cannes tops off its lineup, and we’re reading about Rivette, Resnais—and more.

By David Hudson

New Directors/New Films 2022

Critics recommend favorites from this year’s selection of twenty-six features and eleven shorts.

By David Hudson

Critics’ Week and ACID Lineups

Running parallel to Cannes, two independent programs will present work ripe for discovery.

By David Hudson

Directors’ Fortnight 2022 Lineup

The Cannes sidebar will present new films by Mia Hansen-Løve, Léa Mysius, João Pedro Rodrigues, and Alex Garland.

By David Hudson

One More Day with Amit Dutta

Six films by the Indian writer and experimental filmmaker are streaming at e-flux.

By David Hudson

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Remarkable Women

This week we’re reading interviews with Mira Nair and Jane Schoenbrun, profiles of Viola Davis and Maggie Cheung, and an essay on Joan Micklin Silver.

By David Hudson