Fall Festival Starters
Damien Chazelle’s First Man will open Venice, and Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma will be the NYFF’s Centerpiece presentation.
Dora Garcia and Albert Serra Win at FIDMarseille
The festival has become a fertile hunting ground for discerning programmers.
Journal Spotlights Eisenstein and Tati
NECSUS, a freely accessible, international journal of media studies, is rolling out its new issue.
Kubrick Screenplay Rediscovered
Burning Secret would have been an adaptation of Stefan Zweig’s 1913 novella.
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.
Karina Longworth Fact-Checks Hollywood Babylon
The popular podcast You Must Remember This takes on Kenneth Anger’s movie industry gossip.
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.
Radu Jude Wins in Karlovy Vary
“I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians” takes the top prize.
Remembering Claude Lanzmann
The writer and director lived a full and robust life both before and after his monumental Shoah.
Summer Reading II
New issues of Cinema Scope, Film Comment, and Senses of Cinema take stock of the year in cinema—so far.
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.
Remembering Stanley Cavell
The American philosopher was an early proponent of cinema as a subject worthy of serious study.