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    • In response to the BBC’s recently published, male-dominated poll of the hundred greatest movies of the twenty-first century, Fusion has shared a list of the best contemporary films directed by women, including the work of Andrea Arnold, Lucrecia Martel, Chantal Akerman, Mira Nair, Laurie Anderson, and Claire Denis.
    • In his latest Movie Morlocks column, R. Emmet Sweeney explores two of our newest releases, Orson Welles’s Chimes at Midnight and The Immortal Story.
    • The Film Society of Lincoln Center has announced the New York Film Festival’s short films lineup and a new section called Explorations, which features “bold selections from the vanguard of contemporary cinema.”
    • The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has named Jackie Chan, Frederick Wiseman, Anne V. Coates, and Lynn Stalmaster as the 2016 Governors Award recipients. Plus, the president of Writers Guild of America, West, champions Jonas Mekas for Academy consideration.
    • More than two hundred of Andrei Tarkovsky’s haunting Polaroids, mostly taken during the production of his film Nostalghia, will be auctioned off in London in October.
    • The BFI examines never-before-seen Betacam tapes shot by Michelangelo Antonioni in 1980s Japan, which are now available for viewing on the experimental-film platform Belligerent Eyes.
    • Art of the Title delves into the “iconic and unsettling” opening sequence of David Cronenberg’s Dead Ringers with one of the film’s title designers.
    • The New Yorker’s Richard Brody refutes the claim that movies no longer matter and challenges the “circularity” of modern cultural criticism.
    • “In one sense it is easy to connect Muriel to Resnais’s earlier work,” writes Michael Wood for the London Review of Books. “The themes are all there: war, trauma, damage, memory, lost love. But we shouldn’t do this too simply or too directly.”
    • Jump Cut has published a digital archive of the pioneering 1970s feminist journal Women and Film.

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