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A Week of Listening and Reading

Did You See This?

A Week of Listening and Reading

Two outstanding podcasts return, and every one of Hong Sangsoo’s features is revisited.

By David Hudson

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A Guide to the Gotham Awards Nominations
A Guide to the Gotham Awards Nominations

Here’s a taste of what the critics have been saying about the nominees.

By David Hudson

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Fall Books
Fall Books

An autumnal round of reviews, excerpts, interviews, and news.

By David Hudson

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The Great War in Living Color and 3D
The Great War in Living Color and 3D

Peter Jackson revamps archival footage from the First World War in They Shall Not Grow Old.

By David Hudson

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Ben Wheatley Comes Home
Ben Wheatley Comes Home

With Happy New Year, Colin Burstead, the British director returns to the nit and grit of his early features.

By David Hudson

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The Unkillable Genre
The Unkillable Genre

If horror is going to be forever plagued by remakes and sequels, we could do worse than this year’s Halloween and Suspiria.

By David Hudson

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Mann’s World
Mariano Llinás’s La flor

New York 2018

Mariano Llinás’s La flor

Llinás and his troupe of four performers present a playful, open, inventive, fourteen-hour-long adventure.

By David Hudson

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Barry Jenkins’s If Beale Street Could Talk

New York 2018

Barry Jenkins’s If Beale Street Could Talk

This adaptation of James Baldwin’s 1974 novel is a testament to the director’s professed influences.

By David Hudson

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Three Projections

New York 2018

Three Projections

Features by Tsai Ming-liang, Jodie Mack, and Gabriel Abrantes and Daniel Schmidt exhibit the range of the NYFF program.

By David Hudson

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Histories and Debates

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Histories and Debates

A “skeleton key” to an epic audiovisual essay by Godard and interviews with Anna Biller and Richard Linklater are among this week’s highlights.

By David Hudson

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Olivier Assayas’s Non-Fiction

New York 2018

Olivier Assayas’s Non-Fiction

Four delightful performances enliven debates about the future of art and literature.

By David Hudson

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Claire Denis’s High Life

New York 2018

Claire Denis’s High Life

Denis’s first feature in English—and her first foray into science fiction—stars Robert Pattinson and Juliette Binoche.

By David Hudson

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Three Journeys

New York 2018

Three Journeys

The past weighs heavily on the present in Long Day’s Journey into Night, Ash Is Purest White, and A Family Tour.

By David Hudson

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Two Other Americas

New York 2018

Two Other Americas

On Roberto Minervini’s What You Gonna Do When the World’s on Fire? and Frederick Wiseman’s Monrovia, Indiana.

By David Hudson

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Probing the Origins of Trumpism

New York 2018

Probing the Origins of Trumpism

Three documentaries at the NYFF explore routes to our current moment.

By David Hudson

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Ulrich Köhler’s In My Room

New York 2018

Ulrich Köhler’s In My Room

This “lean but evocative allegory” can be read in a surprising number of ways.

By David Hudson

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Alex Ross Perry’s Her Smell

New York 2018

Alex Ross Perry’s Her Smell

Elisabeth Moss steers a ’90s-era rock band towards self-immolation.

By David Hudson

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Miéville in Brussels and Dorsky in Chicago

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Miéville in Brussels and Dorsky in Chicago

This week’s round also includes David Bordwell on Alain Resnais and Sergei Loznitsa’s tribute to Kira Muratova.

By David Hudson

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NYFF 2018 Opens with The Favourite

New York 2018

NYFF 2018 Opens with The Favourite

A collection of previews of the fifty-sixth edition and a fresh round of raves for the latest from Yorgos Lanthimos

By David Hudson

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Orson Welles and The Other Side of the Wind

New York 2018

Orson Welles and The Other Side of the Wind

The completion of the project Welles began in the 1970s is one of the major cinematic events of the year.

By David Hudson

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Moving Image Artists Up for the Turner Prize
Moving Image Artists Up for the Turner Prize

All four finalists in the running for Britain’s best-known art award work with moving images.

By David Hudson

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Frankfurt Plans a Fassbinder Center
Frankfurt Plans a Fassbinder Center

The research center and archive will open early next year.

By David Hudson

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Auteurism, the “Manspreading Machine”

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Auteurism, the “Manspreading Machine”

This week’s round of five highlights begins with a new column and a new issue of Film Quarterly.

By David Hudson

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