Article Archive for November 2010
Highlights from the web illuminate one of Fritz Lang’s most underrated films.
Lang’s low-budget potboiler is a vision of American affluence perched beside a seething flow of moral decay and sublimated sex.
It’s not hard to see why Engel and Orkin’s films were inspiring not only to the French New Wave but also to American auteurs like Cassavetes and Scorsese.
Little celebrated but no less important, the joyous films of Engel and Orkin display a cinematic legacy of unaffected wonder.
Made when Brakhage was 19, Interim marks the debut of one of the most remarkable and important filmmakers in the history of the medium.
Come to think of it, the dialogue in this Brit Noir classic could easily fit a Wes Anderson script.
Compounding post-war paranoia with class comedy and noir violence makes They Made Me A Fugitive a truly synthetic Brit noir.
One of the very best movie blogs discuss one of the very best movies.
The best links for further reading on The Blue Angel, director Josef von Sternberg and star Marlene Dietrich.
How the making of a movie changed the lives of an entire village.
The nightclub – a den of debauchery and forbidden, perverse pleasure – is a recurring motif in the films of Josef Von Sternberg.
Jeremy Renner had been kicking around Hollywood for a decade before he landed the role of Sgt. James in THE HURT LOCKER, which brought him an Oscar nomination.