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Issues, Episodes, and a Supercut of Supercuts

We’re watching new restorations and assessing the states of Bollywood and the modern musical.

By David Hudson

Berlinale Summer Reading

As the festival presents its program to the public, now is a good time to discover the bounty at the Forum’s newly revamped site.

By David Hudson

In the Heights Opens Tribeca 2021

Critics welcome the big-screen version of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s hit musical as a celebration of the return of the movies.

By David Hudson

Directors’ Fortnight 2021 Lineup

The selection features new work from Joanna Hogg, Clio Barnard, Jonas Carpignano, Radu Muntean, and Peter Tscherkassky.

By David Hudson

Critics’ Week 2021 Lineup

The Cannes sidebar focusing on promising newcomers presents its sixtieth-anniversary selection.

By David Hudson

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Gunn, Snow, Tsai, and More

We’re catching up with the new issues of Bookforum, the Brooklyn Rail, and Field Notes and delving into the work of Bill Gunn and Tsai Ming-liang.

By David Hudson

A Comeback Lineup for Cannes 2021

The festival returns with a full-to-bursting official selection that includes an entirely new program.

By David Hudson

Petzold and Undine

Christian Petzold reunites with Paula Beer and Franz Rogowski, the stars of Transit (2018), for a contemporary fable.

By David Hudson

“A Fundamentally Ruizian Enterprise”

Valeria Sarmiento and the Chilean production company Poetastros have launched a campaign to complete Raúl Ruiz’s Socialist Realism.

By David Hudson

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Anarchy and Beauty

This week: Anarchy on screen, a pre-Code barroom brawl, an essay on Julie Dash, and conversations with Jia Zhangke and Sergei Loznitsa.

By David Hudson

Hong Sangsoo’s Tale of Cinema

Hong’s sixth feature, made in 2005, is finally seeing a theatrical release in the U.S.

By David Hudson

Elia Suleiman for Free

The Palestinian filmmaker’s four features are streaming for free through Sunday.

By David Hudson

May Books

We’re reading more about Billy Wilder and Alfred Hitchcock and about Sofia Coppola and Stanley Kubrick.

By David Hudson

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New Cineaste, New Camera Obscura

On our minds this week: John Schlesinger, Nathaniel Dorsky and Jerome Hiler, Marguerite Duras, Agnès Varda, and David Cronenberg.

By David Hudson

The Unique Energy of Charles Grodin

The actor, writer, and talk show regular will be remembered as an “uncommonly intense and all-around uncommon performer.”

By David Hudson

Coming Attractions

Here’s an update on what Bong Joon Ho, Margarethe von Trotta, David Cronenberg, Alice Rohrwacher, and Wes Anderson are up to.

By David Hudson

Michael Koresky’s Films of Endearment

Koresky and his mother revisit ten films from the 1980s, a decade abundant with vital performances from female stars.

By David Hudson

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Couples and Cops

Look who’s back: Alain Delon and Romy Schneider, Charlie Chaplin, Dee Rees, and . . . Cop Rock?

By David Hudson

Barry Jenkins’s The Underground Railroad

The ten-episode adaptation of Colson Whitehead’s novel is a conscious “act of seeing.”

By David Hudson

Norman Lloyd’s Long and Triumphant Run

The actor, director, and producer known for his work with Welles, Hitchcock, Chaplin, and Renoir was 106.

By David Hudson

Karina Longworth’s “Gossip Girls”

The new season of You Must Remember This tells the stories behind rival Hollywood columnists Louella Parsons and Hedda Hopper.

By David Hudson

Serge Daney at Cannes 1984

Over the next two weeks, Laurent Kretzschmar and Srikanth Srinivasan will present translations of the renowned critic’s dispatches.

By David Hudson

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Masculin féminin

This week we celebrate Elaine May, Ulrike Ottinger, Liza Minnelli, and Madonna while paging through the new Senses of Cinema.

By David Hudson

Melvin Van Peebles’s Bold Debut

Critics celebrate the new 4K restoration of The Story of a Three Day Pass (1968).

By David Hudson