How Ron Shelton Did Justice to the “Talking Sport”
The director of Bull Durham explains the ins and outs of bringing baseball to the screen and why Kevin Costner is the finest athletic actor he’s worked with.
Introducing Ingmar Bergman’s Cinema
Criterion producer Abbey Lustgarten walks us through the structure and features of a monumental new box set celebrating the Swedish master, releasing this November.
Cristian Mungiu’s Closet Picks
The director of Graduation and Beyond the Hills shares personal stories of growing up as a movie lover in Romania and picks up a few of his favorite films.
Dragon Inn: Poised for Battle
The martial-arts film was never the same after King Hu got his hands on it, reinventing the genre with subtle editing and dazzling choreography.
The Birth of a Hollywood Bad Girl
The product of consummate artistry and savvy promotion, Marlene Dietrich’s salacious image opened up erotic frontiers for a generation of moviegoers.
Dropping in on the Texas Theatre
The movie theater Lee Harvey Oswald ducked into after shooting John F. Kennedy has undergone a reinvention, becoming one of the most exciting cultural hubs in Dallas.
Free the Vagina: A Conversation with Renata Gasiorowska
The sweetness and aggression of female erotic pleasure take center stage in Pussy, an imaginatively stylized animated short now playing on FilmStruck.
From melodic theme music to boundary-pushing soundscapes, the wide-ranging art of film scoring takes the spotlight in this selection of articles and videos.