Pulp Fiction: 10 Best Movie References, Ranked

Quentin Tarantino makes postmodern movies (despite the fact that the definition of the term “postmodern” is so broad that it could apply to pretty much any movie that gets made today) in that they ...

The 8 Best Movies To Buy Or Stream This Week: ‘Pain & Glory,’ ‘Give Me Liberty’

Every Tuesday, discriminating viewers are confronted with a flurry of choices: new releases on disc and on-demand, vintage and original movies on any number of streaming platforms, catalog titles ...

Gabriel Harel Discusses Dystopic Parable ‘The Night of the Plastic Bags’

With his first short film, the animated “Yùl and the Snake,” Gabriel Harel won Europe’s Cartoon d’Or for the continent’s best animated short film, given at the 2016 Cartoon Forum in Toulouse. Now, ...

Jean-Luc Godard: 10 Best Movies, Ranked

Jean-Luc Godard is one of the pioneers of the French New Wave cinema movement. He began his career as a film critic and was known for his disdain of the 'tradition' in French cinema at the time. As a ...

New to Streaming: Parasite, Asako I & II, Pain and Glory & More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options—not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves–each week we highlight the noteworthy titles that have recently hit platforms. Check ...

Reservoir Dogs' 5 Funniest (& 5 Most Shocking) Moments

Back in 1992, Quentin Tarantino burst onto the independent cinema scene with Reservoir Dogs, his ultraviolent feature debut. As a heist movie that doesn’t actually show the heist, Reservoir Dogs ...

Rushes: New Cinema Scope, Upcoming Films, Phone Photos by Godard

Get in touch to send in cinephile news and discoveries. For daily updates follow us @NotebookMUBI.NEWSLolita (1962)This year's Golden Globes winners have been announced and can be found here.Looking ...

Seberg review – flawed study of a star hounded by Hollywood

Kristen Stewart gives a heartfelt performance as actor Jean Seberg, harassed by the FBI for supporting the Black Panthers Probably no movie actress suffered more from a combination of misogynist ...

The 7 Best Movies New to Netflix in January 2020

The 7 Best Movies New to Netflix in January 2020 Netflix pulled out all the stops towards the end of 2019, as the company launched the most robust slate of awards season titles in its brief history. Of course, the Oscar gold rush doesn’t leave the ...

‘Parasite’ Wins Best Picture From National Society of Film Critics: Complete Winners List

‘Parasite’ Wins Best Picture From National Society of Film Critics: Complete Winners List Bong Joon Ho‘s “Parasite” won Best Picture from the National Society of Film Critics, which met at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in New York City on Saturday to choose its winners for the 54th ...

Top 150 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2020: #23. Untitled Yellow Vest Jean-Luc Godard Drama

Untitled Yellow Vest Jean-Luc Godard Drama In April of 2019, the 88-year-old Jean-Luc Godard revealed he was working on his next film, a yet-to-be-titled drama about a Yellow Vest woman who breaks up ...

Anna Karina, Catherine Deneuve: movies malign women by calling them muses

Male directors have often diminished the highly creative women who inspired them. Will the rise of female film-makers revolutionise the role of ‘muse’? Amid tributes to Anna Karina, who died earlier ...

Documentary Review: Happy Lamento (2018) by Alexander Kluge and Khavn

According to the Oxford English Dictionary the verb “to lament” is described as “to feel or express great sadness or disappointment about somebody/something”. The word is also regarded as a synonym ...

The Truth About Oscar’s Reality-Based Films

The Truth About Oscar’s Reality-Based Films In the first 72 years of the Academy Awards (1927-99), 14 fact-based movies won the best-picture prize, or 19%. In the 21st century, fact-based films have won 33% of the time. Last year, three of ...

How Do You Make a Fictional True Crime Podcast Sound Like the ‘Real’ Thing?

As part of Podcast Week, IndieWire is taking a deeper look at some of the best podcasts of the year. For more of the top episodes of 2019, you can read our mid-year and year-end lists here and here. ...

Rushes: In Memory of Anna Karina, "Nosferatu" in Prose, Best Undistributed Films

Get in touch to send in cinephile news and discoveries. For daily updates follow us @NotebookMUBI.NEWSWe're saddened to hear that Anna Karina, one of the defining figures of the French New Wave, has ...

An Experimental Decade, the Features: 30 Films of a Fortunate Man

At least once a decade since, I don't know, the 1960s, someone has declared the End of Cinema, sometimes with an air of triumph, occasionally a sense of relief, but usually a general tone of defeat. ...

Anna Karina obituary

Actor and singer who rose to prominence in French New Wave cinema during the 1960s From the beginning of film history, there have been examples of directors putting their wives and/or lovers in their ...

How Anna Karina and Jean-Luc Godard Immortalized Each Other (Guest Column)

How Anna Karina and Jean-Luc Godard Immortalized Each Other (Guest Column) With the passing of Anna Karina, a curtain has fallen on the French New Wave, that fabled cinematic movement that brought fame to the man who made her name, Jean-Luc Godard. Yes, Godard is still with ...

Anna Karina, Actress and French New Wave Icon, Dead at 79

Anna Karina, Actress and French New Wave Icon, Dead at 79 Anna Karina, the model-turned-actress who became a French New Wave icon thanks to her collaborations with the director Jean-Luc Godard, has died at the age of 79. France’s cultural minister Franck ...

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