Review: "The Knack...And How To Get It" (1965) Starring Michael Crawford, Ray Brooks And Rita Tushingham; Blu-ray Special Edition

Review: Normal 0 false false false En-us X-none X-none “The Fine Art Of Seduction?” By Raymond Benson The winner of the Palme d’Or at the 1965 Cannes Film Festival was a thoroughly “mod,” Swinging ...

Belgian filmmaker Marion Hansel dies aged 71

Belgian filmmaker Marion Hansel dies aged 71 Palme d’Or nominee and actress was at Iffr for a retrospective of her work in January. Belgian filmmaker, producer and actress Marion Hansel has died aged 71 after a heart attack. Some of her ...

Criterion Unveils Definitive Agnès Varda Box Set Featuring All 39 of Her Films

Criterion Unveils Definitive Agnès Varda Box Set Featuring All 39 of Her Films The Criterion Collection has announced a new treat for cinephiles coming this summer. The Complete Films of Agnès Varda, a 15-disc collector’s set, will feature all 39 of the late French icon’s ...

The Criterion Collection Unveils Complete Agnès Varda Boxset

The Criterion Collection Unveils Complete Agnès Varda Boxset After getting a tease and the announcement of a theatrical touring retrospective, The Criterion Collection have now announced their Agnès Varda boxset, aptly titled The Complete Films of Agnès Varda. ...

Watch Jane Birkin and Iggy Pop Perform Serge Gainsbourg’s ‘Elisa’ on ‘Fallon’

Watch Jane Birkin and Iggy Pop Perform Serge Gainsbourg’s ‘Elisa’ on ‘Fallon’ Jane Birkin teamed up with Iggy Pop for a cover of her 1969 duet with Serge Gainsbourg, “Elisa,” on The Tonight Show. The pair took on song, which comes off Jane Birkin et Serge Gainsbourg, in French ...

Never-Before-Seen Photos from the Making of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Now Up for Auction

Never-Before-Seen Photos from the Making of ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ Now Up for Auction A private archive related to the production of Stanley Kubrick’s magnum opus “2001: A Space Odyssey” is up for auction (via Sotheby’s) and includes a handful of never-before-seen photographs from the ...

‘Knives Out’: Rian Johnson Solves the Case of the Modern A-List Whodunit

‘Knives Out’: Rian Johnson Solves the Case of the Modern A-List Whodunit You start with a corpse. A murder has been committed — maybe it’s at a country estate, or on a train, or during a cruise headed to some exotic locale. If the victim is powerful, rich, and possibly ...

‘Varda by Agnès’: A French-Cinema Icon Says Au Revoir

‘Varda by Agnès’: A French-Cinema Icon Says Au Revoir For roughly 65 of the 90 years she walked among us mere mortals, Agnès Varda made movies. The petite photographer-turned-filmmaker was considered a card-carrying member of the nouvelle vague, even ...

Charlotte Gainsbourg: ‘Everything now is so politically correct. So boring’

The actor and singer grew up in her parents’ shadow, and starred in Lars Von Trier’s most extreme films. She talks about why she’s finally comfortable in her own skin When Charlotte Gainsbourg was ...

The Forgotten: A Smaller Splash

I normally try to avoid egregious spoilers, but only one thing really happens in Jacques Deray's La piscine, and it happens quite near the end. Up until then, this 1969 anti-thriller compels ...

Nita Ambani's multi-million dollar bag goes viral

Pictures of Reliance Foundation Chairperson Nita Ambani's over 200-diamond encrusted Herm?s Himalaya Birkin bag, worth over Rs 2.6 crore, has gone viral on the social media. In the images posted on ...

Cannes: Official Poster Pays Tribute to Agnès Varda

Cannes: Official Poster Pays Tribute to Agnès Varda The Cannes Film Festival is saluting director Agnès Varda with its official poster, which depicts the filmmaker, then in her mid-20s, shooting her first feature, 1955’s “La Pointe Courte.” The ...

A Filmmaker's Joy: An Interview with Agnès Varda

This interview was originally published in Fireflies #5. Many thanks to the author and the publication for allowing us to run it online.By going to Paris to interview Agnès Varda I lived two dreams ...

Miranda July, Greta Gerwig, and 15 Women Filmmakers on What Agnès Varda Meant to Them

Miranda July, Greta Gerwig, and 15 Women Filmmakers on What Agnès Varda Meant to Them The film world lost a legend last week when Agnès Varda passed away at 90. The heartfelt outpouring of tributes from filmmakers, actors, and critics around the world says a lot about the legacy of the ...

Agnès Varda, French Filmmaking Icon, Dies at 90

Agnès Varda, French Filmmaking Icon, Dies at 90 Agnès Varda, the French New Wave director and filmmaking icon behind such films as “Cleo From 5 to 7” and “Vagabond,” has died at age 90. Varda passed away from breast cancer at her home in Paris ...

Glenda Jackson: ‘I’m a big admirer of Theresa May’

The former MP is set to play King Lear in New York – her second take on the role. She talks acting, ambition, and her admiration for the woman ‘slogging away’ at Brexit Glenda Jackson, 82, enters the ...

Berlinale 2019: ‘Varda by Agnes’ and Her Berlinale Camera Award

Berlinale 2019: ‘Varda by Agnes’ and Her Berlinale Camera Award The Berlinale Camera was presented to Agnès Varda on February 13 at the Berlinale Palast. This was followed by the world premiere of Varda’s documentary ‘Varda par Agnès’ (‘Varda by Agnès’), screened ...

Jacques Audiard’s ‘The Sisters Brothers’ Wins Big at France’s Lumieres Awards

Jacques Audiard’s ‘The Sisters Brothers’ Wins Big at France’s Lumieres Awards After winning best director at the Venice Film Festival, Jacques Audiard’s The Sisters Brothers” picked up three awards, including best film, director and cinematography, at the 24th Lumières Awards, ...

'The Sisters Brothers' wins top prize at France's Lumière awards

'The Sisters Brothers' wins top prize at France's Lumière awards Jacques Audiard’s dark comedy western won best film and best director. Jacques Audiard’s dark comedy western The Sisters Brothers, co-starring John C. Reilly and Joaquin Phoenix, won best film and ...

Jane Birkin, 1960s Icon, to Get Honor at France's Lumiere Awards

Jane Birkin, 1960s Icon, to Get Honor at France's Lumiere Awards Actress, singer and style icon Jane Birkin, who rocketed to global stardom in the 1960s, will receive a career honor at this year's Lumiere Awards in France. The British actress made her first foray ...

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