Like so many famous filmmakers, Monte Hellman got his start thanks to Roger Corman, the groundbreaking American movie maverick. We brought these two legends together for a conversation for our new release of Hellman’s existential 1966 westerns The Shooting and Ride in the Whirlwind; in this clip, Hellman talks about what he learned from Corman in the editing room, and Corman talks about his admiration of Hellman’s films, among other topics.
Donald Richie Uncovers the Traces of a Lost Japan
In collaboration with director Lucille Carra, the renowned writer brought his impressionistic travelogue The Inland Sea—an unusual choice for a film adaptation—to the big screen.
A Palette That Sizzles On-Screen
Filmmaker Darnell Martin and writer Nelson George discuss how vividly Do the Right Thing captures the heat of a Brooklyn summer and the diverse skin tones of its cast of color.
A Genius of French Cinema Delivers a Career-Defining Performance
Raimu is at his subtle best in one of the most moving scenes in The Baker’s Wife, a moment in which the actor channels the collective despair of France’s working class.