Director Elisabeth Vogler’s ‘Paris Is Us’ Can’t Make Up Its Mind [Review]

While the English title of “Paris est à nous” reads “Paris Is Us” — it’s the title under which the film appears on Netflix — a more direct translation would be “Paris Is Ours.” While director ...

All These Stories We Simply Can't Understand

Every so often, usually while walking around Toronto on a busy day, I'll be struck by the vividness and accuracy of Agnès Varda's singular portrayal of a day in the life (barely two hours, really, ...

Ophélia

New Wave director Claude Chabrol goes off in an odd direction with this Francophone adaptation of Hamlet. Convinced that his father was murdered, the heir to an estate behaves like a madman as he sets ...

Classic French Film Festival Continues This Weekend – Day For Night, Eyes Without A Face, and Paris Belongs To Us

The Ninth Annual Robert Classic French Film Festival — co-presented by Cinema St. Louis and the Webster University Film Series started last Friday and continues the next two weekends — The Classic ...

Classic French Film Festival Continues This Weekend – Cleo From 5 To 7, 35mm Prints of Last Year At Marienbad and Au Hazard Balthasar

The Ninth Annual Robert Classic French Film Festival — co-presented by Cinema St. Louis and the Webster University Film Series started last Friday and continues the next two weekends — The Classic ...

Cinema St. Louis’ Classic French Film Festival Kicks Off Friday with Au Revoir Les Enfants

The Ninth Annual Robert Classic French Film Festival — co-presented by Cinema St. Louis and the Webster University Film Series starts this Friday, March 10th. — The Classic French Film Festival ...

Cinema St. Louis’ Classic French Film Festival March 10th -26th at Webster University

The Ninth Annual Robert Classic French Film Festival — co-presented by Cinema St. Louis and the Webster University Film Series — celebrates St. Louis’ Gallic heritage and France’s cinematic legacy. ...

Episode 180 – Criterion Collection Favorites of 2016

To celebrate The Criterion Collection’s 2016 releases — and there’s a lot to celebrate — Arik Devens, David Blakeslee, Keith Enright, Scott Nye, and Trevor Berrett gather to talk about the past year ...

James Schamus Talks ‘Indignation,’ Adapting Philip Roth, Cinematic Canons, and More

For all his experience as a producer and writer — most notably as the head of Focus Features, and most specifically as a longtime associate of Ang Lee — it was an odd choice on James Schamus‘ part to ...

Scott Reviews The Rainer Werner Fassbinder Collection [Arrow Video Blu-ray Review]

It’s no real secret that we’re reaching a tipping point with home video. Streaming is proving a better and better option for the casual consumer every day, and even the cinephile dollar, which has ...

CriterionCast Chronicles – Episode 2 – March 2016 Criterion Collection Line-up

In this second episode of CriterionCast Chronicles, Ryan is joined by David Blakeslee, Scott Nye and Arik Devens to discuss the Criterion Collection releases for March 2016. Subscribe in iTunes or ...

The Stillness of ‘A Brighter Summer Day’ and Surrealist Logic of ‘Paris Belongs to Us’

As a supplement to our Recommended Discs weekly feature, Peter Labuza regularly highlights notable recent home-video releases with expanded reviews. See this week’s selections below. History is a ...

Weekly Rushes. 23 March 2016

Rushes collects news, articles, images, videos and more for a weekly roundup of essential items from the world of film.News Jan Němec, the Czech director of Diamonds of the Night (1964), has died. ...

Weekly Rushes. 16 March 2016

Rushes collects news, articles, images, videos and more for a weekly roundup of essential items from the world of film.NEWSDr No. Production design by Ken Adam.Our beloved production designer Ken ...

Paris Belongs to Us

Director Jacques Rivette just passed away back in January. There's more interest lately in his 12-hour opus Out 1, but if you'll settle for just 2.5 hours, this unique early New Wave feature will take ...

Charlie Kaufman’s Malaise, ‘Krisha’ Dissection, Colors of ‘Daisies,’ ‘The Lobster’ Talk, and More

Dailies is a round-up of essential film writing, news bits, videos, and other highlights from across the Internet. If you’d like to submit a piece for consideration, get in touch with us in the ...

Off The Shelf – Episode 81 – New Blu-ray & DVD Releases for Tuesday, March 8th 2016

In this special episode of Off The Shelf, Ryan and Brian take a look at the new DVD and Blu-ray releases for Tuesday, March 8th 2016. Subscribe in iTunes or RSS. Follow-Up Chronicles Episode 1 ...

Criterion Collection: Paris Belongs to Us | Blu-ray Review

For the first time in the Us, Jacques Rivette’s 1961 directorial debut, Paris Belongs to Us is available thanks to an accomplished new restoration from Criterion. A neglected title associated with the ...

Recommended Discs & Deals of the Week: ‘Macbeth,’ ‘Paris Belongs to Us,’ ‘The Forbidden Room,’ 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 ...

Recommended Discs & Deals of the Week: ‘Crimson Peak,’ ’99 Homes,’ ‘Whiplash,’ 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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