Article Archive for October 2012
Having toured Europe, a Stanley Kubrick exhibition makes its U.S. debut in Los Angeles. Also, Kubrick’s debut feature is out on DVD and Blu-ray and the full version of THE SHINING screens for the first time in the U.K. Updated through 11/1.
Looking back at Damon Packard’s DAWN OF AN EVIL MILLENNIUM, the horror ‘trailer’ reads like a prescient manifesto on what shape horror’s second century mutations should take.
Plus, new releases on DVD and Blu-ray and news of projects in the works.
The blank-eyed stare, the slow walk, the curse, the rot: The greatest zombie movies have something both inhuman and superhuman to teach us.
Plus, Scorsese on Powell and Pressburger, new biographies of Raymond Chandler and Marilyn Monroe, a Halloween mini-roundup, a couple of lists, news, and more. Earlier: Adrian Martin‘s new book, Julia Loktev’s THE LONELIEST PLANET, and Viennale 2012. Also, remembering Anita Björk,, Kôji Wakamatsu and Yash Chopra. Updated: CLOUD ATLAS, Carax’s HOLY MOTORS, Spielberg’s LINCOLN, Zemeckis’s FLIGHT, and Mendes’s SKYFALL. See a full list of Daily entries here.
On Frankensteins: Reconstitute, rinse, repeat? Tim Burton offers notes on how not to refresh a seasonal favorite.
The state of independent Chinese cinema, an award for Jafar Panahi, and more.
Cristi Puiu poses a question with his post-communist epic: What is ‘Romanian time?’
A Fritz Lang retrospective, Vishnevetsky on Terence Davies, and more reviews as they come in. Updated through 10/30.
Rodney Ascher and Tim Kirk talk about their nerve-rattling revisitation of Kubrick classic THE SHINING.