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DAILY | Toronto 2012 Lineup, Round 2

July 31, 2012
Gangs of Wasseypur

Following last week’s announcement of titles lined up for the Galas and Special Presentations, Toronto throws in another five dozen films or so.

The Art of Filmmaking: Phil Grabsky

July 31, 2012
IN SEARCH OF MOZART

Searching out stories as well as audiences for conscientious nonfiction features, Phil Grabsky, one-man documentary band, plays a rare tune.

DAILY | Anticipating the Sight & Sound Polls, SKYFALL, and More

July 31, 2012
Sight & Sound

What’ll make the lists of the “Greatest Films of All Time”?

DAILY | Jean Grémillon

July 31, 2012
Le ciel est à vous

Even as we carry on gathering remembrances of and tributes to Chris Marker, we note the renewed interest in another French filmmaker, thanks to a retrospective series at Il Cinema Ritrovato and a new box set from Criterion.

DAILY | Chris Marker, 1921 – 2012

July 30, 2012 | 4 Comments
Le joli mai

Writer, photographer, editor, filmmaker, videographer, digital multimedia artist, and “arguably the cinema’s greatest essayist.”

Scenes: IN THE PIT

July 30, 2012
IN THE PIT

Juan Carlos Rulfo studies men at work on a major Mexican highway project and finds complex characters, fascinating contrasts.

DAILY | Nikolaus Geyrhalter and ABENDLAND

July 29, 2012

“His work seems to be part of the very grain of his nation’s cinematic output.”

DAILY | Antonioni, Todd Haynes, and More

July 28, 2012
L'avventura

Robert Koehler on L’AVVENTURA; and RED DESERT, newly restored, begins a tour of Britain.

DAILY | Alison Klayman’s AI WEIWEI: NEVER SORRY

July 28, 2012

Reviews of the doc, plus: The artist contrasts Zhang Yimou’s and Danny Boyles’s Olympics opening ceremonies.

DAILY | Hitchcock, Wenders, Herzog, and More

July 27, 2012
NewFest

Good reads and fresh news.

Sweet Returns in the Search for ‘Sugar Man’

July 27, 2012
SEARCHING FOR SUGAR MAN

Surprise is the refrain in the story behind the story of pop mystery Rodriguez and filmmaker Malik Bendjelloul.

Whatever Happened to the Class of 1984?

July 26, 2012 | One Comment
BLANK CITY

‘This Must Be the Place: Post-Punk Tribes 1978-1982′ brings three days of punk movie/movement nostalgia to a city that fueled the revolution.