Article Archive for January 2013
Saul Bass was a talented commercial artist who wandered into moviemaking and changed the look of films suddenly and forever.
109 feature-length films in all, 69 of them world premieres, plus plenty of festival favorites are headed to Austin in March.
As participants rather than ‘gatekeepers’ call the shots, the nature of the nonfiction storytelling game changes.
Praise for a confident debut feature.
Van Peebles shockingly illuminated a cultural gap between blacks and whites.
News and views, reviews and interviews, and a dash of noir.
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.
Best-of-2012 lists from Cinema Scope and more, with plenty of emphasis on the year in repertory.
Subversive cinema in New York, prepping for the Berlinale, Bill Morrison and Luther Price in Minneapolis, Tokyo drifters in Toronto, and more.
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.
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.