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A talk with Claudia Weill, a new issue of Cineaste, and an appreciation of playback singer Asha Bhosle are among this week’s highlights.
By David Hudson
One of the most widely praised documentaries of the past year tells a local story with immediate and global relevance.
The new adaptation of August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom stars Viola Davis and features the final performance from Chadwick Boseman.
Garrett Bradley, David Fincher, Hayao Miyazaki, George Clooney, Jim Jarmusch, and RZA bring us this week’s highlights.
This month, we’re sorting through new books featuring—for starters—Jean-Luc Godard, Marguerite Duras, Billy Wilder, Geraldine Chaplin, and Harmony Korine.
The author of books on Ben Wheatley and the Coen brothers turns to one of the most lauded living filmmakers in American cinema.
This week sees the release of Melissa Maerz’s new book, Alright, Alright, Alright: The Oral History of Richard Linklater’s Dazed and Confused.
The renowned Bengali actor, playwright, and poet will be remembered first and foremost for his work with Satyajit Ray.
We’re keeping busy with online festivals, awards nominations, remembrances, and plenty of weekend reading.
All five films up for best feature are directed by women.
Critics find the story behind the writing of Citizen Kane steeped in all the glory and sleaze of Old Hollywood.
A new restoration of Joyce Chopra’s Smooth Talk, the return of Sophia Loren, supercops in the 1970s, and Costa-Gavras’s Z are on our minds this week.
A new 4K restoration of Fellini’s 1954 classic is now playing in virtual theaters from coast to coast.
He became a star in the 1960s as 007 and carried on winning over fresh waves of fans through the 1990s.
How fitting it is that the season for scary viewing arrives as we teeter on the cusp of a historical moment.
Artistic director Thierry Frémaux hosts a special three-day event in the Grand Théâtre Lumière and cautiously looks ahead to next year’s edition.
A good number of film publications are reminding us that this is the season for terrifying ourselves.
A handful of journals offer welcome diversion in anxious times.
A new Senses of Cinema, free access to the NYRB archive, and the return of drive-in theaters are among this week’s highlights.
The subject of two new biographies, the Hollywood icon is being celebrated in his hometown.
The irrepressible spirit of Pasolini wafts in and out of this month’s round.
This week we’re reading Jacques Rancière on Pedro Costa, J. Hoberman on Pietro Marcello and Jack London, and Sasha Frere-Jones on Jóhann Jóhannsson.
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