Pandemic Parade 4: The Crackdown

Pandemic Parade 4: The Crackdown The saga continues, featuring Adam Rifkin, Robert D. Krzykowski, John Sayles, Maggie Renzi, Mick Garris and Larry Wilmore with special guest star Blaire Bercy from the Hollywood Food Coalition. ...

Toshiro Mifune @ 100: Red Beard

Toshiro Mifune @ 100: Red Beard Our Toshiro Mifune centennial tribute has come to its final day. Here's Cláudio Alves... Throughout his career Toshiro Mifune worked with some of the best Japanese directors ever, becoming the face ...

35 Directors Pick Their Favorite Movies of 2019

35 Directors Pick Their Favorite Movies of 2019 There remains one group we’ve yet to hear from when it comes to the best films of 2019: the directors who made them. IndieWire has reached out to a number of our favorite filmmakers to share their ...

Land of the Lost: Close-Up on Josef von Sternberg’s "Anatahan"

Close-Up is a feature that spotlights films now playing on Mubi. Josef von Sternberg's Anatahan (1953) is showing June 4 – July 3, 2019 in the United States.Its premise alone is intriguing. A group ...

Why The Show The Diesel Brothers Can Last another 20 Seasons

The Discovery channel series “Diesel Brothers” is a show that many viewers appreciate. It’s one of those shows that appeals to a niche audience and there just happens to be a lot of people in that ...

Film Review: Red Beard (1965) by Akira Kurosawa

“Red Beard” is a film that reminds one that the distance to be travelled is far longer than the distance that was already covered. Not only in the case of medical studies, which happened to be the ...

Drive-In Dust Offs: Hunter’S Blood (1986)

In the grand tradition of Deliverance (1972), Rituals (‘77), and Up the Creek (1984) comes Hunter’s Blood (’86), a backwoods hicksploitation actioner that more than gets by with a cast handpicked by ...

The Emperor in August

This great recent Japanese epic is all but unknown here — and is the kind of adult historical show that we seem incapable of these days. The intense diplomatic storm at the end of WW2 with an Army ...

79 Movies to See Before You Die, According to the Dardenne Brothers

79 Movies to See Before You Die, According to the Dardenne Brothers Any list of the greatest foreign directors currently working today has to include Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne. The directors first rose to prominence in the mid 1990s with efforts like “The Promise” ...

The Seven Greatest Director/Actor Combos

Some actors and directors go together like spaghetti and meatballs. They just gel together in a rare way that makes their collaborations special. Here is a list of the seven best parings of director ...

Venice Classics to include 21 restorations

Akahige, Amarcord, Aleksandr Nevskij among Venice Classics titles; Bertrand Tavernier selects four films. Akahige, Amarcord, Aleksandr Nevskij and A Matter of Life and Death are among 21 titles ...

Splendent Media Picks up Remake Rights to Majority of Akira Kurosawa’s Filmography including 19 Unproduced Screenplays

Akira Kurosawa is one of the greatest directors of all-time.  It's indisputable so don't even try.  However, his work is not immune from the clutches of remakes and his classics Seven Samurai, High ...

Epic Dreamer: An Akira Kurosawa Profile (Part 3)

Trevor Hogg profiles the internationally renowned filmmaker Akira Kurosawa in the third of a four part feature... read parts one and two. “Since the time I was a young man I have always kept a ...

Spielberg & Scorsese Mark Kurosawa's 99th Birthday With Special Messages

Spielberg & Scorsese Mark Kurosawa's 99th Birthday With Special Messages Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese will toast what would have been late moviemaker Akira Kurosawa's 99th birthday at a gala in his honour on Monday. The two directors have recorded emotional video ...