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A fresh reading of Dr. Caligari, a deep dive into War and Peace, Terry Zwigoff’s “immersive screenings,” and Beyoncé’s multimedia project are among this week’s highlights.
By David Hudson
Lucrecia Martel, Annette Michelson, Satyajit Ray, and Joanna Hogg feature in this week’s round.
This week we revisit the work of the late critic Gilberto Perez, novelist W. G. Sebald, and filmmakers Alice Guy Blaché, Wong Kar-wai, and Agnès Varda.
This week, a feminist journal folds, a filmmaker pens a manifesto, and Richard Linklater commits to a twenty-year project.
A good number of the pieces that have stood out this week examine the ways that music and cinema have informed each other’s traditions.
Look back with us on the winding career of Arthur Jafa, a summer spent with Tilda Swinton, and an evening with soccer “super-fan” Agnès Varda.
This week we’re revisiting the work of Ida Lupino, Nicholas Cage, Juraj Herz, Spike Jonze, and more.
Extraordinarily long movies, challenging movies, and even ugly movies figure into this week’s round.
This week’s round features conversations with Abbas Kiarostami, Christopher Doyle, Julia Loktev, and Barry Jenkins.
Who did Agnès Varda want us to believe she was? Why has the idea that Stanley Kubrick faked the moon landing caught on? And Roger Corman, feminist hero?
This week: Michael Mann, Peter Strickland, Pedro Almodóvar, Luc Moullet, and a forgotten chapter of film history.
This week, we look back on the making of If...., black filmmakers in the 1990s, and the golden age of Mexican cinema.
This week’s highlights include an oral history of one of Kubrick’s most challenging sequences and reviews of the latest works from Béla Tarr and Paul Thomas Anderson.
Can the movies survive? Can rotten people be great artists? Are we all doomed?
On the late Peter Whitehead, Jordan Peele’s Us, drag culture, European refugees, and images of incarceration
This week we revisit the work of Pawel Pawlikowski, Carlos Reygadas, Robert Mitchum, Hal Hartley, and Elaine May.
Chinese poets and American and English novelists figure prominently in this week’s round.
In the spotlight this week: Barbara Rubin, Chantal Akerman, Kenji Mizoguchi, Dominik Graf, and Tomás Gutiérrez Alea.
In the news this week: Francis Ford Coppola, Raúl Ruiz, Joanna Hogg, and Lou Ye.
This week has seen surveys of the careers of Abbas Kiarostami and screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière and deep dives into milestone works by George Cukor and Andrei Tarkovsky.
BAM’s Black 90s series, Nina Menkes, a poet, Avengers, and a list of the top films of the 2010s are among this week’s highlights.
New issues of Screening the Past and cléo are out this week, and new restorations are opening in New York.
In the spotlight this week: A new resource on avant-garde cinema, Kent Jones on Francis Ford Coppola, Darren Hughes on Claire Denis, and more.
This week sees further remembrances of Agnès Varda, reflections on Godard then and now, and appreciations of a vital but too often overlooked filmmaker, Nelly Kaplan.
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