Becoming Dorothy Michaels in Tootsie was as much a revelation for Dustin Hoffman as for his character, Michael Dorsey. In this short excerpt from a much longer interview on our new release of Sydney Pollack’s great comedy, the Oscar winner explores how, for an actor, one tiny gesture can reveal an entire emotional world.
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.