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The Film 100: Saul Bass, no. 56

January 31, 2013
THE MAN WITH THE GOLDEN ARM

Saul Bass was a talented commercial artist who wandered into moviemaking and changed the look of films suddenly and forever.

DAILY | SXSW 2013 Features Lineup

January 31, 2013
Much Ado About Nothing

109 feature-length films in all, 69 of them world premieres, plus plenty of festival favorites are headed to Austin in March.

5 Broken Cameras, 1 Changed Oscar Race

January 31, 2013
5 BROKEN CAMERAS

As participants rather than ‘gatekeepers’ call the shots, the nature of the nonfiction storytelling game changes.

DAILY | Sundance + Rotterdam 2013 | Eliza Hittman’s IT FELT LIKE LOVE

January 31, 2013
It Felt Like Love

Praise for a confident debut feature.

The Film 100: Melvin Van Peebles, no. 93

January 30, 2013
SWEET SWEETBACK'S BAADASSSSS SONG

Van Peebles shockingly illuminated a cultural gap between blacks and whites.

DAILY | Speed Reading

January 30, 2013
Walter Hill

News and views, reviews and interviews, and a dash of noir.

Video: Who Should Win the Oscar for Best Lead Actress?

January 30, 2013 | 3 Comments
SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK, JENNIFER LAWRENCE

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.

DAILY | 2012′s Gone But Not Gone

January 29, 2013
Leviathan

Best-of-2012 lists from Cinema Scope and more, with plenty of emphasis on the year in repertory.

DAILY | Goings On

January 29, 2013
Göteborg

Subversive cinema in New York, prepping for the Berlinale, Bill Morrison and Luther Price in Minneapolis, Tokyo drifters in Toronto, and more.

DAILY | Trailers and Rumors

January 29, 2013

Trailers for films by Raúl Ruiz, the Coens, Abbas Kiarostami, Harmony Korine, Pablo Larraín, and more; plus news of a slew of forthcoming projects.

The Film 100: George Eastman, no. 15

January 29, 2013
TILLIE'S PUNCTURED ROMANCE

The greatest achievement of the Eastman company was its ability to keep pace with the changes in the film industry, despite its explosive growth in other markets, such as amateur photography.

The Film 100: Humphrey Bogart, no. 46

January 28, 2013
HUMPHREY BOGART

Bogart carved a niche as the quintessential loner, a character type that would become the dominant choice for protagonists in thousands of scripts to come.