Stream of the Day: Agnes Varda’s ‘Black Panthers’ Documentary Is Timelier Than Ever

Stream of the Day: Agnes Varda’s ‘Black Panthers’ Documentary Is Timelier Than Ever Agnes Varda is most celebrated as the lovable storyteller of “Faces/Places” and the New Wave auteur behind “Cleo from 5 to 7,” but in 1968, her career took a detour. While husband Jacques Demy was ...

Comic Actor Fred Willard Dies at 86

Comic Actor Fred Willard Dies at 86 Fred Willard, best known for his roles in Best in Show, This Is Spinal Tap, Everybody Loves Raymond, and Modern Family, died of natural causes at the age of 86, according to Variety. “It is with a ...

Fred Willard Dies: Comedy Icon of Christopher Guest’s ‘Best in Show’ and ‘A Mighty Wind’ Was 86

Fred Willard Dies: Comedy Icon of Christopher Guest’s ‘Best in Show’ and ‘A Mighty Wind’ Was 86 Fred Willard, the iconic comic actor best known for his turns in the cult mockumentaries of Christopher Guest, has died at the age of 86. The news was first shared by Jamie Lee Curtis, wife of ...

Quentin Tarantino Used an ‘Absurd Amount’ of Vintage Cars in ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

Quentin Tarantino Used an ‘Absurd Amount’ of Vintage Cars in ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ Beyond the theater marquees, Hollywood landmarks and throwback fashion, Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood” is loaded with “an absurd amount of cars” all meant to capture the period ...

Watch These 10 Films to Fully Appreciate ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’

Watch These 10 Films to Fully Appreciate ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’ To fully appreciate some of the allusions and inspirations that propel Quentin Tarantino’s “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” you should consider doing some homework — or streaming some other movies. ...

Quentin Tarantino Curates Film Series Inspired by ‘Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood’ for Sony Pictures TV

Quentin Tarantino Curates Film Series Inspired by ‘Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood’ for Sony Pictures TV Quentin Tarantino is curating a film series inspired by his new movie “Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood” that will air later this month on the Sony Movie Channel, Sony Pictures Television announced ...

Quentin Tarantino & Sony TV Team On Film Series To Air Ahead Of ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’ Release

Quentin Tarantino & Sony TV Team On Film Series To Air Ahead Of ‘Once Upon A Time In Hollywood’ Release Exclusive: Quentin Tarantino has teamed with Sony Pictures Television on Once Upon a Time in Hollywood and Quentin Tarantino Present the Swinging Sixties. It’s a series of 10 films personally curated ...

Echo in the Canyon and the Birth of the California Sound

Tony Sokol May 28, 2019 Andrew Slater's documentary Echo in the Canyon twiddles the knobs in the Laurel Canyon studios that gave birth to the California Sound. Before forming the Byrds, Roger ...

‘Echo in the Canyon’ Film Review: Documentary Takes a Hazy Look at a Key Moment in Rock History

‘Echo in the Canyon’ Film Review: Documentary Takes a Hazy Look at a Key Moment in Rock History There are probably four or five documentaries’ worth of material to pull from the Laurel Canyon music scene and the cultural movements of late 1960s Los Angeles, but even if “Echo in the Canyon” feels ...

Film Review: ‘Echo in the Canyon’

Film Review: ‘Echo in the Canyon’ Arguably the most sturdily crafted and entertainingly anecdotal documentary of its kind since Denny Tedesco’s “The Wrecking Crew,” a similarly nostalgic celebration of artists who generously ...

Agnès Varda Appreciation: She Had Endless Curiosity About People and Filmmaking, And It Shows

Agnès Varda Appreciation: She Had Endless Curiosity About People and Filmmaking, And It Shows Many filmmakers have taught me how to look at the world, but Agnès Varda is teaching me how to age. She died this week at the age of 90, leaving behind an example we should all strive to meet as we ...

French New Wave director Agnes Varda dies aged 90

French New Wave director Agnes Varda dies aged 90 Varda passed away following a short battle with cancer. Agnès Varda, the Belgian-born director whose work played a pivotal part in the French New Wave, has died aged 90. She died shortly after being ...

Doc NYC Review: ‘Echo in the Canyon’ is a Lovely Tribute to the Soundtrack of the 60s

A loving tribute through the eyes of Jakob Dylan and friends, Echo in the Canyon offers a behind the scenes approach to recapturing the magic of the mid-60s era Laurel Canyon music scene, which ...

‘Echo In The Canyon’ World Premiere 1960s-Era Music Docu Opens Los Angeles Film Festival In High Style On Starry Night

‘Echo In The Canyon’ World Premiere 1960s-Era Music Docu Opens Los Angeles Film Festival In High Style On Starry Night Coming in the shadow of the big Oscar season-opening fall festival trifecta of Venice, Telluride and Toronto, September squeezes in a new contender on the circuit as the Los Angeles Film Festival ...

Model Shop

Columbia sets Jacques Demy loose on the streets of Los Angeles in the pivotal year of 1968. Although it puts a coda on the French director’s bundle of romantic films, with his special philosophical ...

Agnès Varda Film Series to Screen at BAMcinématek

Agnès Varda shooting “Lions Love (and Lies…)”: PhotoFest Now is your chance to catch up on — or revisit — the works of Agnès Varda. Brooklyn’s BAMcinématek has announced an upcoming six-film series ...

The Pied Piper | Blu-ray Review

A forgotten oddity from the early 1970s is Jacques Demy’s English language mounting of The Pied Piper, a rather bleak but mostly unequivocal version of the famed Grimm Bros. fairy tale about a titular ...

Chevrolet Unveils Life-Sized Lego Batmobile from Lego Batman Movie

Chevrolet Unveils Life-Sized Lego Batmobile from Lego Batman Movie Chevrolet, along with students from Detroit's Cody Rouge community, A World in Motion and First Lego League, unveiled its life-size Lego Batmobile today at the North American International Auto Show. ...

NYC Weekend Watch: ‘The Magnificent Ambersons,’ Cary Grant, ‘To Sleep with Anger’ & More

Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. ...

Movie Poster of the Week: The Art of Franciszek Starowieyski

Above: Franciszek Starowieyski’s 1970 poster for Mademoiselle (Tony Richardson, UK/France, 1966).In Christopher Nolan’s new short film about the Quay Brothers (titled—with Nolan’s predilection for ...

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