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This week spotlights George Cukor, Chantal Akerman, Straub-Huillet, Antonioni, and the feud between Clint Eastwood and Pauline Kael.
By David Hudson
As Quentin Tarantino releases the first trailer for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, the Cannes lineup guessing game is on.
New work by the artist and filmmaker is on view in the UK and Norway and at the Big Ears Festival.
The artist and pioneering lesbian filmmaker leaves behind paintings, writings, nearly eighty films, and a grant for aspiring filmmakers.
Featured in this week’s round: Edgar G. Ulmer, Stanley Kubrick, Jia Zhangke, and Guy Maddin.
As a new collection of Tarkovsky’s writing is released, the Close-Up Film Centre presents presents side-by-side series of work by the two friends.
Women’s stories are central to five of the six top prize winners.
The first few days have also seen premieres of new films by Lynn Shelton, Jonathan Levine, and Olivia Wilde.
Claire Denis in Film Comment, an ongoing project at Directed by Women, and Glenda Jackson and Meryl Streep in conversation are among this week’s highlights.
The liberating influence of the painter, filmmaker, writer, and performance artist is immeasurable.
The art of Orson Welles and David Lynch, the marriage of Fay Wray and Robert Riskin, and the criticism of Adrian Martin and David Thomson are among the subjects in this month’s round.
In his final years, the Mauritanian filmmaker was thrilled to see his work reaching new audiences.
Working with Demy, Varda, Godard, Bresson, Resnais, and Pialat, the producer was a formidable force in French cinema.
Barbara Hammer gives an “exit interview,” Béla Tarr discusses Sátántangó, and Neil Jordan writes about the projects that got away.
The spring 2019 issues are out—and Jonathan Rosenbaum is rolling out a new two-volume collection.
The festival’s announcement that Alejandro González Iñárritu will head the jury has us looking ahead to more highlights on the global calendar.
He gave us some of the greatest musicals ever made and followed up with winning comedies, romances, and thrillers.
Turns out, not everyone loves a winner.
Oscar-nominated songs, the unsung Marielle Heller, Lois Weber, Germans in Paris, and more feature in this week’s round.
The Film Society of Lincoln Center’s series Neighboring Scenes spotlights promising new talents.
An overview of the award winners and a few critical and personal favorites.
The Swiss actor will be remembered for a range of characters spanning from heaven to hell.
New restorations, a new trailer, new translations, a new publication, and new perspectives on an awesome and abhorrent film.
The utterly delightful new film is the ninety-year-old artist’s guide to her films, photography, and visual art.