Bay Area filmmaker Les Blank dies at 77; a 2007 interview celebrates this prolific maker of documentaries on food, music and culture.
Jonathan Rosenbaum, at the cusp of seventy, talks about a life of jazz and cinema.
Berkeley’s dreams were big, but his determination to see them actualized was even bigger.
Bozon’s LA FRANCE is masterful study in contrasts–war and peace, life and death, music and silence—that often reside in in the same frame.
Saul Bass was a talented commercial artist who wandered into moviemaking and changed the look of films suddenly and forever.
Some Best Actress contenders seem to be nominated for their roles more than for their performances, but the most deserving actress is a smart exception.
Who will win? Who should win? The first in a series on Oscar nominees eyes the Supporting Actress category.
Temple’s singing, dancing and ability to talk to adults on a deeply emotional level warmed the hearts of audiences.
As the typical Sundance ‘success’ has moved from the art house to the Oscars, the festival garners a whole new kind of attention.
Although exuberance was the key to Astaire’s success, he was also driven to experiment with the wide-open possibilities of dancing in films.
While the web moved Gangnam and Girl Walk style in 2012, a century’s worth of cinema finds dance in yet more surprising places.
What could be stranger than a Todd Solondz film? Perhaps a Todd Solondz sing-along. A video essayist pays tribute to an American master through music as his latest, DARK HORSE.