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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
How do movies work? It’s a question that seems to have been on more than a few minds this week.
This week we’ve been reading about Orson Welles, Nina Menkes, Martin Scorsese, Luc Moullet, and the late Robert Frank.
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.
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.
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.
American gangsters, Chinese filmmakers, and a Czech animator are featured in this week’s round.
This week’s highlights take us from post-apocalyptic cityscapes to the deepest jungles of Southeast Asia, from the sound stages of Hollywood to the coal mines of West Virginia.
A digital resurrection, an image book, and a painting of a hammer all figure in this week’s round.
Jonathan Glazer and Michael Mann return, Parasite fever burns on, and Paul Harrill rolls out his acclaimed second feature.
This week we’re reading about Kira Muratova, The Uninvited, and The Wizard of Oz, and we’re listening in on Martin Scorsese and Kevin Jerome Everson.
Maurice Pialat, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Béla Tarr, Robert Eggers, and Disney’s most notorious feature make for a rough and tumble week.
Highlighted this week are an alternative history, the state of the documentary, and the influence of Antonioni and Pialat.
Artists’ and amateurs’ videos, Ida Lupino, and TIFF Cinematheque programmers’ notes all figure in this week’s round.
This week, we’re pulling up from the archives landmark journals, behind-the-scenes photos, and movies from an unfairly maligned decade.
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.
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.
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