By 1948, Frank Borzage, early Hollywood’s supreme romanticist, had fallen by the wayside. The man who’d won the very first Academy Award for Directing in 1927 and a second in 1932 was now struggling to […]
Link TV, the national independent non-commercial satellite television network, is premiering a new weekly international film series this Thursday called CINEMONDO that brings cinema from around the world to foreign movie fans.
I love the American Genre Film Archives. They lovingly restore old schlock movies that might otherwise become lost. I believe in leaving future generations the best possible quality version of a film as possible. Who the […]
In recent months, the Criterion Collection has released two films from the 1980s that are about the art of storytelling. The first, Rob Reiner’s The Princess Bride (1987), is a beloved Hollywood classic, based on […]
When first released in 1983, Andrei Tarkovsky’s Nostalghia landed with a thud of indifference that seemed odd for the man heralded as one of the best Soviet filmmakers since Sergei Eisenstein. Even its winning a […]
[This review was begun the same day as the Oct. 27, 2018 Tree of Life shooting.] They killed eleven Jews in Pittsburgh today, gunned down in their synagogue as they prayed round their holy scriptures. […]