On Film

2399 Results

Dora Garcia and Albert Serra Win at FIDMarseille
Dora Garcia and Albert Serra Win at FIDMarseille

The festival has become a fertile hunting ground for discerning programmers.

By David Hudson

/
sex, lies, and videotape: Some Kind of Skin Flick
sex, lies, and videotape: Some Kind of Skin Flick

Flesh has rarely been as alive on-screen as it is in Steven Soderbergh’s feature debut, an intimate drama that changed the face of American independent film.

By Amy Taubin

/
No, But I Saw the Game
No, But I Saw the Game

In this essay originally published in the New Yorker, Roger Angell hails Ron Shelton’s comic ode to baseball as one of the few movies to capture the essence of the sport.

By Roger Angell

/
Getting Baseball Right: A Conversation with Roger Angell
Getting Baseball Right: A Conversation with Roger Angell

The legendary baseball writer talks about the no-nonsense pleasures of one of the all-time great sports movies and the classic essay he wrote about it.

By Anna Thorngate

/
Journal Spotlights Eisenstein and Tati
Journal Spotlights Eisenstein and Tati

NECSUS, a freely accessible, international journal of media studies, is rolling out its new issue.

By David Hudson

/
Kubrick Screenplay Rediscovered
Kubrick Screenplay Rediscovered

Burning Secret would have been an adaptation of Stefan Zweig’s 1913 novella.

By David Hudson

/
Fred and Ginger, All Weekend Long

Goings On

Fred and Ginger, All Weekend Long

A series in New York presents all ten of the films featuring Hollywood’s most celebrated dance partners.

By David Hudson

/
Claire Denis’s High Life Rolls Out This Fall
Claire Denis’s High Life Rolls Out This Fall

The French director’s English-language debut and first science fiction film is one of the first seven films selected to compete in San Sebastián.

By David Hudson

/
An Early Sound-Era Comedy in Miami

Repertory Picks

An Early Sound-Era Comedy in Miami

French master René Clair, who achieved comedy magic at the dawn of film sound, takes the spotlight in a program next Wednesday at the Miami Beach Cinematheque.

/
Locarno Announces Its 2018 Lineup

Goings On

Locarno Announces Its 2018 Lineup

Hong Sangsoo, Bruno Dumont, and Radu Muntean are among the filmmakers premiering new work at the seventy-first edition.

By David Hudson

/
Karina Longworth Fact-Checks Hollywood Babylon
Karina Longworth Fact-Checks Hollywood Babylon

The popular podcast You Must Remember This takes on Kenneth Anger’s movie industry gossip.

By David Hudson

/
Dragon Inn: Poised for Battle
Dragon Inn: Poised for Battle

The martial-arts film was never the same after King Hu got his hands on it, reinventing the genre with subtle editing and dazzling choreography.

By Andrew Chan

/
Hollywood Icon Tab Hunter Dies at Eighty-Six
Hollywood Icon Tab Hunter Dies at Eighty-Six

His days as an on-screen heartthrob peaked in the 1950s and early ’60s, but John Waters made him a star all over again.

By David Hudson

/
Radu Jude Wins in Karlovy Vary
Radu Jude Wins in Karlovy Vary

“I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians” takes the top prize.

By David Hudson

/
Remembering Claude Lanzmann
Remembering Claude Lanzmann

The writer and director lived a full and robust life both before and after his monumental Shoah.

By David Hudson

/
A Home Run in Louisiana

Repertory Picks

A Home Run in Louisiana

As part of a date-night series, the Robinson Film Center in Shreveport screens the greatest baseball movie of all time on the same day our release hits stores.

/
Out of Time: Sam Shepard in Days of Heaven

Performances

Out of Time: Sam Shepard in Days of Heaven

In his big-screen breakthrough, Sam Shepard delivers tenderness, ferocity, and the quiet expressiveness of a silent film star.

By Hillary Weston

/
Summer Reading II
Summer Reading II

New issues of Cinema Scope, Film Comment, and Senses of Cinema take stock of the year in cinema—so far.

By David Hudson

/
Robby Müller, “Master of Light,” Dies at Seventy-Eight
Robby Müller, “Master of Light,” Dies at Seventy-Eight

Wim Wenders and Jim Jarmusch have always been eager to credit the Dutch cinematographer for teaching them about color and light.

By David Hudson

/
Iconic Moments of the French New Wave

Goings On

Iconic Moments of the French New Wave

An exhibition of on-set photography by Raymond Cauchetier and Georges Pierre opens in Paris.

By David Hudson

/
Where Credit Is Due
Where Credit Is Due

Josef von Sternberg may have been one of cinema’s original micromanagers, but his films are testaments to longstanding collaborations with brilliant artists and technicians.

By Farran Smith Nehme

/
Karlovy Vary Pays Homage to Milos Forman

Goings On

Karlovy Vary Pays Homage to Milos Forman

The festival’s fifty-third edition also features the latest from Radu Jude and a tribute to the Austin Film Society.

By David Hudson

/
A Very Japanese Season

Goings On

A Very Japanese Season

As two festivals in New York survey the best of new Japanese cinema, it’s “Summer in Japan” in Toronto.

By David Hudson

/
Teenage Rebellion in Madison

Repertory Picks

Teenage Rebellion in Madison

The new restoration of Olivier Assayas’s long-unavailable breakthrough film, Cold Water, continues its tour across the country this week.

/