New Trailer for 4K Re-Release of Jacques Rivette's Classic 'The Nun'

"Do you feel any stirrings?" Studiocanal UK has debuted a new trailer for the upcoming UK re-release of the French drama The Nun, which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 1966. Not to be ...

Restoration Trailer for Jacques Rivette’s ‘The Nun’ Starring Anna Karina

Following its initial premiere at the Cannes Film Festival 52 years ago, Jacques Rivette’s breathtaking French drama The Nun – also known by its French title La religieuse – is getting a 4K ...

The Witches (Le streghe)

The strangest Italian portmanteau picture of the sixties features glorious Silvana Mangano in dozens of costume changes, directed by big names (Visconti, De Sica, Pasolini) and paired with a woefully ...

The Witches (1967) – The Blu Review

Review by Roger Carpenter In a day and age when video distribution companies are mostly concerned with the bottom dollar and release or re-release films they know are guaranteed to sell (anyone care ...

Sorcerer review – a cinematic concerto of pessimism worthy of Herzog

William Friedkin’s 1977 thriller, in which four desperate men drive nitroglycerin through an inhospitable jungle, is a tense study in psychological breakdown Here is a 40-years-on rerelease of ...

June 1977: When New Hollywood Got Weird

Last month, coverage of the 40th anniversary of Star Wars was understandably extensive, with pop-culture publications, daily newspapers, and TV media commemorating a film that by all rights changed ...

Meaning and Madness: Close-Up on Luis Buñuel's "Viridiana" and "The Exterminating Angel"

Close-Up is a column that spotlights films now playing on Mubi. Luis Buñuel's Viridiana (1961) is showing June 17 - July 17 and The Exterminating Angel (1962) is showing June 18 - July 18, 2017 in ...

The Smackdown Is Almost Here

The Supporting Actress Smackdown Of 1977 Is Just One Week Away. Get your votes in by Friday early evening. This week will be a '77 blitz at the blog to get you in the mood. The Nominees were... ...

Win L’Eclisse On Blu Ray

Studiocanal To celebrate the release of L’Eclisse, available on Est 21 September 2015 and released on Blu-ray for the first time (as well as on DVD) 28 September 2015, we are giving 3 lucky ...

‘Nightmare City’ Blu-ray Review (Arrow Video)

Stars: Hugo Stiglitz, Laura Trotter, Maria Rosaria Omaggio, Francisco Rabal, Sonia Viviani, Eduardo Fajardo, Stefania D’Amario, Mel Ferrer, Sara Franchetti, Manuel Zarzo | Written by Antonio Cesare ...

Blu-ray Review – Nightmare City (1980)

Nightmare City (Incubo Sulla Citta Contaminata), 1980. Directed by Umberto Lenzi. Starring Hugo Stiglitz, Laura Trotter, Mel Ferrer, Maria Rosaria Omaggio, Francisco Rabal, Sonia Viviani, Eduardo ...

Film Forum Honoring Legendary Cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa

While the name Gabriel Figueroa may not be a familiar one to many, even those with a stronger affinity for filmmaking and the art behind it, New York’s own Film Forum is hoping to change that. On ...

Five Unmissable Buñuel Classics Tonight on TCM

Luis Buñuel movies on TCM tonight (photo: Catherine Deneuve in 'Belle de Jour') The city of Paris and iconoclastic writer-director Luis Buñuel are Turner Classic Movies' themes today and later this ...

New on Video: ‘Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down!’

Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar Spain, 1989 No matter if his protagonists are deranged or distraught, happy or sad, or if his stories are light or dark, comedic or ...

Sitges 2014 Expands with Zombeavers, The Babadook, Home, Goal of the Dead, Doc of the Dead, and More!

The Sitges Film Festival is typically a feast for horror fans, and this year's event looks to be no different as a big batch of new genre movies has been added to the lineup that's sure to make you ...

New on Video: ‘L’eclisse’

L’eclisse Directed by Michelangelo Antonioni Written by Michelangelo Antonioni and Tonino Guerra Italy, 1962 L’eclisse is the third film in Michelangelo Antonioni’s so-called “Trilogy of ...

Criterion Collection: L’Eclisse | Blu-ray Review

After finally securing 1961’s La Notte as part of the Criterion line-up, we’re treated to a new restoration and Blu-ray transfer of Michelangelo Antonioni’s L’Eclisse, which originally graced the ...

Friedkin's Sorcerer: As Good As You've Heard

Friedkin's Sorcerer: As Good As You've Heard Not to fall into that macho Hemingway bit, but I have to ask: Could it be that the effort it takes to do something that's difficult often results in that thing being done better than if it had been ...

A Look Back at the Cannes Palme D’or Winners from the 60′s: ‘Viridiana’

Viridiana Written by Julio Alejandro and Luis Buñuel Directed by Luis Buñuel Spain/Mexico, 1961 The Cannes Film Festival has long been a venue to court controversy, and filmmaker Luis Buñuel was ...

New on DVD/Blu-ray: A William Friedkin Classic Finally Arrives in HD

Sorcerer - Warner Bros. - Blu-ray Director: William Friedkin Cast: Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, Peter Capell, Ramon Bieri. Full cast + crew I actually have never seen Sorcerer, but ...

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