Director and movie maven extraordinaire Peter Bogdanovich sat down with us in 2009 to talk about Leo McCarey’s masterful Hollywood weepie Make Way for Tomorrow. Since we released the film on Blu-ray for the first time last week, we thought we’d share a memorable moment from that interview, in which Bogdanovich relates a couple of anecdotes related to Make Way, including the source of a well-known quote from his friend Orson Welles.
Digging Through Movie History at Chaplin’s Studios
Film scholar Craig Barron gives us a tour of the studios on whose back lot Charlie Chaplin built the set for his final film of the silent era, The Circus.
Career Women in the Land of Lubitsch
Critics Molly Haskell and Farran Smith Nehme talk about the highly idiosyncratic heroines who populate Ernst Lubitsch’s comedies, including the protagonist of his final film, Cluny Brown.
Ritwik Ghatak’s Pursuit of Truth Beyond Realism
Acclaimed Indian filmmakers Saeed Akhtar Mirza and Kumar Shahani discuss how the Bengali master mixed expressionism and naturalism in his devastating domestic tragedy The Cloud-Capped Star.