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This week: Sundance at thirty and Ways of Seeing at fifty, plus the Márta Mészáros and Bill Morrison retrospectives and a new Cinema Scope.
By David Hudson
This week we’re watching and reading about Tom Noonan, Jean Vigo, Marie-Claude Treilhou, and Miklós Jancsó.
Travel this weekend with Stanley Kubrick, David Bowie, Sarah Maldoror, Lana Wachowski, and Tsai Ming-liang.
A Nicole Brenez dossier and writing on Melvin Van Peebles and Nicolas Cage are among this week’s highlights.
This week sees new issues from New York, Cineaste, Film Quarterly, and the Brooklyn Rail.
In the spotlight this week: Mario Monicelli, Michael Snow, Gordon Parks, Fronza Woods, and the Japanese New Wave.
Mike Leigh, Hayao Miyazaki, Céline Sciamma, and Jessica Beshir discuss their work, and Farran Smith Nehme launches a newsletter.
Brief notes on films arriving from Mike Mills, Tatiana Huezo, Jane Campion, Robert Greene, and Radu Jude.
A new podcast delves into the life and work of Chantal Akerman, and Reverse Shot opens a new symposium.
This week heads in all directions—noir, musicals, and the avant-garde.
A lost Iranian melodrama returns, Reverse Shot and Caligari tell us scary stories, and Robert Mitchum is the star of Noirvember.
An outstanding course on Kieślowski, the revival of a Sundance award-winner, and a couple of ranked lists are among this week’s highlights.
This week: Visconti, Bertolucci, Sumiko Haneda, Lynne Sachs, and designer Barbara Baranowska.
In the news this week: Isabelle Huppert, David Cronenberg, Peggy Ahwesh, Doris Wishman, Tacita Dean, and Orson Welles.
This week we’re celebrating Haile Gerima, reading the new Cinema Scope, and listening to Julie Delpy.
Joanna Hogg, Terence Davies, and Lynne Ramsay look back on their days in film school; and Bill Morrison issues a warning.
New issues of Film Quarterly and Animus and a conversation with Liv Ullmann and Jessica Chastain are among this week’s highlights.
A political thriller, a batch of musicals, conversations with Steve Buscemi, and Sarah Maldoror’s Sambizanga are among this week’s highlights.
Faya Dayi opens, Sight & Sound revives the Black Film Bulletin, and Tsai Ming-liang and Tony Leung Chiu Wai look back—and ahead.
This week we’re delving into the history of Black cinema and reflecting on films from Afghanistan and Iran.
This week we’re appreciating performances from Elliott Gould and Elaine Stritch and delving into the work of Lav Diaz and Kevin Jerome Everson.
This week we’re reading about the first and second waves of noir and taking a good look at a smartly dressed man.
Conversations with Agnès Godard and Brian De Palma and tributes to Chris Marker and Menelik Shabazz are among this week’s highlights.
First: conscious neglect and budget cuts are threatening cinema’s legacy. Then: this week’s highlights.
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