Morgan Neville on the Multitudes of Orson Welles and How ‘The Other Side of the Wind’ is a Critique of Machismo

Twenty years after making the TV documentary The Hustons: Hollywood’s Maverick Dynasty, Morgan Neville returned to Huston and Orson Welles lore with They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead, about the making, ...

The Shining, Rebecca, and Jurassic Park Selected for the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress

Founded 30 years ago, the National Film Registry has annually added 25 movies to its archives for preservation based on their "cultural, historic and aesthetic importance to the nation’s film ...

Jurassic Park, The Shining and 23 More Added to the National Film Registry

The National Film Registry has announced the 25 movies that have been selected for preservation in the Library of Congress for 2018. These movies have been deemed culturally, historically or ...

‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘The Shining,’ ‘Monterey Pop’ Added to National Film Registry

‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘The Shining,’ ‘Monterey Pop’ Added to National Film Registry Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park, Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining and D.A. Pennebaker’s concert film Monterey Pop were among the 25 films added to the Library of Congress’ National Film Registry, which ...

‘The Shining,’ ‘Brokeback Mountain,’ and 23 More Titles Added to National Film Registry

The Library of Congress has announced the 25 films joining the National Film Registry in 2018. The most well-known titles in this year’s group include Ang Lee’s “Brokeback Mountain,” Stanley Kubrick’s ...

‘The Shining,’ ‘Rebecca,’ ‘Brokeback Mountain,’ ‘The Lady From Shanghai’ & More Added to National Film Registry

Since 1989, the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress has been accomplishing the important task of preserving films that “represent important cultural, artistic and historic achievements ...

‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘The Shining’ and ‘Brokeback Mountain’ Added to National Film Registry

‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘The Shining’ and ‘Brokeback Mountain’ Added to National Film Registry “Jurassic Park,” “My Fair Lady,” “Brokeback Mountain” and “The Shining” were among the 25 American films inducted into the National Film Registry, Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced ...

‘Brokeback Mountain,’ ‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘My Fair Lady’ Added to National Film Registry

‘Brokeback Mountain,’ ‘Jurassic Park,’ ‘My Fair Lady’ Added to National Film Registry “Brokeback Mountain,” “Jurassic Park,” “My Fair Lady,” “The Shining,” “Hud” and “Monterey Pop” are among the best known titles among this year’s additions to the National Film Registry by the Library ...

The Orson Also Rises: A Brief History of Rescuing ‘The Other Side of the Wind’

The Orson Also Rises: A Brief History of Rescuing ‘The Other Side of the Wind’ It begins with a death — a car accident that takes the life of a legendary director on his 70th birthday — and ends with a giant phallic symbol toppling over. In between those two moments, you get ...

Filming sensations by Anne-Katrin Titze

‪Mathieu Amalric‬ on directing Barbara: "There would be immediately a presence. It was the spirit we were waiting for." Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze At the Regency Hotel on Park Avenue over breakfast, ...

Dwayne Johnson: Stuck Between The Rock and a Hard Place

Dwayne Johnson: Stuck Between The Rock and a Hard Place There was a moment in Skyscraper when I realized the movie had pretty much lost me. It wasn’t the scene in which Dwayne Johnson hurls himself through the slicing-and-dicing propellers of a gigantic ...

‘Skyscraper’ Film Review: Dwayne Johnson Checks All the Boxes in a Satisfying Summer Thriller

‘Skyscraper’ Film Review: Dwayne Johnson Checks All the Boxes in a Satisfying Summer Thriller “Skyscraper” doesn’t expand the scope or the rules of the summer action blockbuster, but it does follow the recipe in a supremely satisfying way. So yes, you’ll recognize the DNA of other movies here ...

One Orson Welles Movie Made It to Cannes: Mark Cousins’ Love Letter ‘The Eyes of Orson Welles’

One Orson Welles Movie Made It to Cannes: Mark Cousins’ Love Letter ‘The Eyes of Orson Welles’ Cannes Classics 2018’s opening nighter is Irish filmmaker Mark Cousins’ intimate documentary “The Eyes of Orson Welles,” which was invited to Cannes before Netflix pulled its own two Welles entries, ...

One Orson Welles Movie Made It to Cannes: Mark Cousins’ Love Letter ‘The Eyes of Orson Welles’

One Orson Welles Movie Made It to Cannes: Mark Cousins’ Love Letter ‘The Eyes of Orson Welles’ Cannes Classics 2018’s opening nighter is Irish filmmaker Mark Cousins’ intimate documentary “The Eyes of Orson Welles,” which was invited to Cannes before Netflix pulled its own two Welles entries, ...

A Weakness for Complexity: An Interview with the Philosopher George M. Wilson

In the late 1970s, an associate professor in the Philosophy department at Johns Hopkins (thesis title: "The Nature of the Natural Numbers") began publishing essays on Hollywood movies. George M. ...

Great Job, Internet!: Let’s remember San Francisco’s glorious history as the home of film noir

In the peak American film noir years from 1940 to 1960, an astonishing number of these movies took place in the scenic west coast city of San Francisco. Fandor’s new video, “Shadows In The Fog: ...

David Bowie and the Indestructible Metaphors of Mirror Scenes

A video essay examines our most private moments. Strap on your thinking caps for this one, film fans, because it’s a doozy. According to director Nicolas Roeg (The Man Who Fell to Earth, Don’t Look ...

'John Wick: Chapter 2' Review: Keanu Reeves Is Back in Delirious, Mayhem-Filled Sequel

'John Wick: Chapter 2' Review: Keanu Reeves Is Back in Delirious, Mayhem-Filled Sequel Remember how the original John Wick snuck up and wowed us in 2014? Now he's back and better than ever. John Wick: Chapter 2 is the real deal in action-movie fireworks – it's pure cinema, an adrenaline ...

‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ Review: Keanu Reeves Kicks Ass (Again), And the Franchise Has Begun

‘John Wick: Chapter 2’ Review: Keanu Reeves Kicks Ass (Again), And the Franchise Has Begun If you’ve seen “John Wick,” you know the legend: One time, the eponymous hitman (Keanu Reeves) killed three men in a bar with a pencil. “With a fucking pencil,” growls a Russian crime boss played by ...

Recommended Discs & Deals: ‘Dekalog,’ ‘The Shallows,’ ‘The Neon Demon,’ and More

Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. Check out our rundown below and return every Tuesday ...

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