The daring showman championed wide-screen and new sound processes.
Parting shots on 365 days of cinema from critics around the globe.
The achy correspondences of Spike Jonze’s HER and Sofia Coppola’s LOST IN TRANSLATION.
Luiz Fernando Carvalho’s TO THE LEFT OF THE FATHER creates a fully enclosed universe in which the family is the arena of Biblical contestation over wayward souls and threatened sanity, ascension and fall.
A tour through flesh-filled food films old and new not for the weak-stomached.
The 1973 documentary now playing Film Forum is a technologically advanced portrait of people living in conditions that barely qualify as modern.
On the making of meaning and the ‘Kuleshov Effect.’
Endings give rise to new beginnings in So Yong Kim’s TREELESS MOUNTAIN.
Thomas Arslan’s transcultural western.
Dan Sallitt holds fast to opacity in THE UNSPEAKABLE ACT, casting an ‘unsolvable puzzle’ as his lead.