Christian Petzold’s BARBARA builds suspense with restraint.
On the ultimate inciting incident and its recurrence in movies.
It’s Chris Marker day at the Los Angeles Review of Books. Plus filmmaking lessons from Ken Loach, a Nabokov story, and more.
Investigating one of the creepiest films of all time, with insights inspired by one of the world’s leading film scholars.
Working closely with Hollywood’s top directors, Herrmann built a reputation as a stubborn perfectionist who insisted on developing a film’s score in tandem with the director’s shooting schedule.
With his gift of rendering reprehensible antagonists human and complex, De Niro has remained one of the most watchable men in movie history.
Oscar 2013: John Gatins talks about recovery, heroism and his twisted road to an Academy Award nomination for the writing of FLIGHT.
Head clashed and collaborated with some of Hollywood’s most skillful and particular directors, moving from genre to genre easily, draping the characters of classic film noir thrillers, westerns and period dramas.
Marking cinematic time with Christian Marclay’s infinitely fascinating THE CLOCK.
Hitchcock’s uncommon talent, it seems, was his ability to compel onlookers to project themselves into the shoes of the bumbling innocents he engulfed in sinister situations.
John Barrymore’s performance is one of the subtlest and most intelligent to be found anywhere.
Christian Petzold’s thrillers mix clinical realism with the surreal.