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Cocteau in the ’50s, Jane Fonda in the ’60s, and Dustin Hoffman and Meryl Streep in the ’70s feature in this week’s round.
By David Hudson
The Austin film festival is set to launch new work by Spike Jonze, Amy Seimetz, RZA, Frank Oz, Judd Apatow, and Julia Reichert and Steve Bognar.
Cannes and Venice select jury presidents, and the Berlinale will present new work by Damien Chazelle, Athina Rachel Tsangari, and more.
There’s been a whole of kvetching, but also a bit of celebrating since the nominations were announced on Monday.
A key figure of the Czechoslovak New Wave, Passer went on to direct a classic American neonoir.
How do movies work? It’s a question that seems to have been on more than a few minds this week.
The UCLA Film & Television Archive presents a series of films bearing aesthetic and political similarities to the Italian neorealist classics of the late 1940s.
MoMA presents an eclectic selection of new restorations and discoveries from around the world.
A major retrospective at the Cinémathèque française has us turning to writing by Peter Wollen, Gilberto Perez, and Jonathan Rosenbaum.
The filmmaker, theater director, and Actors Studio instructor had a seemingly endless string of stories to tell.
1917 is now repositioned as a late frontrunner in the Oscar race.
This week we’ve been reading about Orson Welles, Nina Menkes, Martin Scorsese, Luc Moullet, and the late Robert Frank.
Steven Spielberg, Sofia Coppola, Spike Lee, Wes Anderson, Chloé Zhao, and Joanna Hogg are among the many directors ready to roll out their latest features.
Even with the Globes and Oscars still ahead of us, we’ve now entered the final round of serious list-making.
This week’s highlights stretch from the earliest animated shorts through the best of 1929 and 2019 to Godard’s next project.
This week we’re spotlighting directors’ and writers’ appreciations of other directors and writers, plus Céline Sciamma and Agnès Varda.
Lists (of course), but also philosophical surveys, biographies, and coffee table books are featured in this month’s round.
She worked with Rivette, Fassbinder, and Visconti, but of course, any discussion of her illustrious career will always circle back to Godard.
A crash course in the history of dance on film and an in-depth conversation about Pedro Costa are among this week’s items of note.
The National Film Registry adds twenty-five titles, Film Comment lists the best films of 2019, and Vulture critics rank 5,279 movies made in the 2010s.
Colleagues, students, and other admirers remember an essential figure of film and media studies.
Hollywood’s foreign press and critics’ groups across the nation pick their favorites of 2019.
Serge Daney on Sergei Parajanov, James Quandt on Robert Bresson, and Cristina Álvarez López and Adrian Martin on Maurice Pialat are among this week’s highlights.
Coaxed out of retirement, the actor and singer is winning plaudits for his powerfully understated performance in The Irishman.
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