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Tributes to Thomas Elsaesser
Tributes to Thomas Elsaesser

Colleagues, students, and other admirers remember an essential figure of film and media studies.

By David Hudson

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Globe Nominations and Critics’ Choices
Globe Nominations and Critics’ Choices

Hollywood’s foreign press and critics’ groups across the nation pick their favorites of 2019.

By David Hudson

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Pomegranates and Program Notes

Did You See This?

Pomegranates and Program Notes

Serge Daney on Sergei Parajanov, James Quandt on Robert Bresson, and Cristina Álvarez López and Adrian Martin on Maurice Pialat are among this week’s highlights.

By David Hudson

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Joe Pesci and the Rest of the Best of 2019
Joe Pesci and the Rest of the Best of 2019

Coaxed out of retirement, the actor and singer is winning plaudits for his powerfully understated performance in The Irishman.

By David Hudson

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Tantalizing Features Lined Up for Sundance 2020
Tantalizing Features Lined Up for Sundance 2020

The year will begin with new films by Josephine Decker, Kirsten Johnson, Dee Rees, Sean Durkin, and Michael Almereyda.

By David Hudson

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Accolades for Marriage Story and Laura Dern
Accolades for Marriage Story and Laura Dern

The Gotham Awards honor Noah Baumbach’s gripping divorce story and pay tribute to an endearing actress.

By David Hudson

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BIFAs and Indies
BIFAs and Indies

For Sama is the surprise winner at the the British Independent Film Awards, and John Waters picks his favorite films of 2019.

By David Hudson

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The Gang’s All Here

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The Gang’s All Here

American gangsters, Chinese filmmakers, and a Czech animator are featured in this week’s round.

By David Hudson

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A Year, a Decade, a Century
A Year, a Decade, a Century

The BBC polls 368 critics and programmers to come up with a list of the greatest films directed by women—plus more of the best of the 2010s and 2019.

By David Hudson

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Greta Gerwig’s Little Women
Greta Gerwig’s Little Women

A smart and lively adaptation of a 150-year-old classic is warmly greeted in the first round of reviews.

By David Hudson

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Jean Douchet, Socrates of Criticism
Jean Douchet, Socrates of Criticism

The filmmaker, critic, and professor’s passion for cinema was contagious.

By David Hudson

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A 21-Film Salute to New Korean Cinema
A 21-Film Salute to New Korean Cinema

A richly varied showcase of Korean films made between 1996 and 2003 opens in New York.

By David Hudson

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Manny Farber, Critic and Painter
Manny Farber, Critic and Painter

A new collection of essays connects the dots between Farber’s paintings and film criticism.

By David Hudson

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2010s: The Listing Begins
2010s: The Listing Begins

Contributors to RogerEbert.com and the A.V. Club as well as Time’s Stephanie Zacharek and more pick their favorite films of the decade.

By David Hudson

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Susan Sontag’s Duet for Cannibals
Susan Sontag’s Duet for Cannibals

A new restoration of the novelist and critic’s debut feature opens in New York on Friday.

By David Hudson

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How It All Ends

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How It All Ends

This week’s highlights take us from post-apocalyptic cityscapes to the deepest jungles of Southeast Asia, from the sound stages of Hollywood to the coal mines of West Virginia.

By David Hudson

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Americans in Paris
Americans in Paris

Curators Richard Peña and Livia Bloom Ingram bring nine “under the radar” titles by independent American filmmakers to the Cinémathèque française.

By David Hudson

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Oshima in Toronto
Oshima in Toronto

TIFF Cinematheque presents an eclectic selection of eleven films by the Japanese director.

By David Hudson

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November Books
November Books

This month we’re reading about the women (and men) of Hollywood, weighing arguments from all corners, and picking up an overlooked novel.

By David Hudson

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Criticism, Comment, and CGI

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Criticism, Comment, and CGI

A digital resurrection, an image book, and a painting of a hammer all figure in this week’s round.

By David Hudson

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Ozu in NYC and LA
Ozu in NYC and LA

Woman of Tokyo (1933) screens tonight in Los Angeles, and Tokyo Twilight (1957) will play for a week in New York.

By David Hudson

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DOC NYC 2019
DOC NYC 2019

Chris Hegedus and D. A. Pennebaker’s Town Bloody Hall (1979) is one of the highlights in a program of over 300 films.

By David Hudson

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Scorsese and the State of the Art
Scorsese and the State of the Art

What began as an artificially stoked-up controversy has led to a vital statement on the present and future of cinema.

By David Hudson

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Gustav Deutsch: Film ist.
Gustav Deutsch: Film ist.

The Viennese avant-gardiste recontextualized found footage to create a landmark trilogy.

By David Hudson

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