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Welles Rediscovery, Tributes to Karen Black, the Essay Film

On Film / Short Takes — Aug 9, 2013

• An early Orson Welles film unearthed and being restored

• Remembering the divine Karen Black in words and moving pictures

Yasujiro Ozu as you’ve never seen him

• Investigating the essay film

• Admiring the ever growing Up films

Godfrey Reggio is back.

• Notes toward a feline cinema

• Blink-and-miss-’em director performances

• The clothes make the movie man.

• “Don’t text and drive,” says Werner Herzog.

• David Bordwell on American propaganda films of the 1940s

• Love is complicated in Spike Jonze’s latest.

J. Hoberman takes it to the streets.