In Berlin, 2014 is going to be getting off to a very good start.
A terrific special section in the Brooklyn Rail, plus today’s news and views.
“Porterfield has moved closer to the people he’s interested in.” Updated through 11/1.
Notes on space in Matt Porterfield’s PUTTY HILL as the director’s new I USED TO BE DARKER hits the big screen.
On Matt Porterfield and the trio-plus-one.
SLACKER and its legacy: On the specific, self-aware documentary truth of the low-budget American film.
Trailers, clips, a video essay, and an oral history are interspersed throughout this latest batch of news and views.
Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Eugene Hernandez podcasts live Cannes 2013 highlights.
This “deft, thrilling genre film” is also a crowd-funding success story. Updated through 5/25.
Also: Cannes juries, Seattle’s lineup, and news of PTA’s Pynchon adaptation.
I USED TO BE DARKER filmmaker Matt Porterfield says, ‘Yes, I think the local has greater potential to be universal.’
The first few reviews, plus a few thoughts of my own. Updated through 2/26.