The British director Mike Leigh (Life Is Sweet, Naked) is a major fan of the Swedish filmmaker Jan Troell, and especially his debut feature, Here Is Your Life. In this excerpt from Leigh’s introduction to Here Is Your Life on our new release of the film, he goes into what he loves about it.
Why Swing Time Is the Greatest of All Dance Films
In this excerpt from an interview on our new edition of the Astaire-Rogers classic, dance critic Brian Seibert explains how beautifully and cleverly the film integrates dance into the structure of a romantic-comedy plot.
A Moody Meditation from the Set of Blue Velvet
In a rarely seen documentary about David Lynch’s 1986 masterpiece, the director and his star, Isabella Rossellini, give their candid impressions about the creative journey they’ve embarked on together.