Michelangelo Antonioni’s Unproduced Screenplay Technically Sweet is Becoming a Film

Michelangelo Antonioni’s Unproduced Screenplay Technically Sweet is Becoming a Film One of the greatest auteurs in cinema history, Michelangelo Antonioni, passed away fourteen years ago––on the same day of Ingmar Bergman’s death, no less––but it’s no question his body of work ...

Michelangelo Antonioni Screenplay To Be Finally Shot by Gullane, Similar, Andre Ristum (Exclusive)

Michelangelo Antonioni Screenplay To Be Finally Shot by Gullane, Similar, Andre Ristum (Exclusive) Written when the Italian legend was at the height of his powers, the screenplay for Michelangelo Antonioni’s “Technically Sweet,” which he planned to shoot between “Zabriskie Point” and “The ...

Best hippie movies for reliving the summer of love

Best hippie movies for reliving the summer of love Slowly but surely, the world is emerging from one of the darkest challenges most of us will ever experience. But it will still be some time before we return to full normality, and there are some ...

Recommended New Books on Filmmaking: The Souvenir, New Hollywood, Eyes Wide Shut, and More

As 2019 draws to a close, the busy cinephile can mostly be found in his or her natural habitat, the theater. However, there are lots of books to catch up with once Oscar season is finished—or, at ...

Notebook Soundtrack Mix #6: The New Hollywood Mixtape

When I think about the American New Wave, I’m always traveling through the vast open roads of North America, its forever-changing landscapes and mythical American dreams, with all its bittersweet ...

Venice Film Review: ‘The Truth’

Venice Film Review: ‘The Truth’ When a big, prestigious, internationally celebrated arthouse filmmaker, hoisted by his acclaim, gets the chance to make a “crossover” movie somewhere other than his native country, it tends to seem ...

The 18 Best Movie Moments from 2018

A while back, struggling with the frustrating task of year-end list-making, I jotted down a top ten of the scenes I enjoyed the most from the year. Scenes, not films–for as the task soon made clear, ...

‘The Other Side of the Wind’ Review: All’s Welles That Ends Welles

‘The Other Side of the Wind’ Review: All’s Welles That Ends Welles The director, who died of a heart attack in 1985 at age 70, filmed The Other Side of the Wind between 1970 and 1976, gathering over 100 hours of footage that was never close to being fully assembled … ...

Why ‘The Other Side of the Wind’ Is a New Way to See Orson Welles

Why ‘The Other Side of the Wind’ Is a New Way to See Orson Welles The following essay was produced as part of the 2018 Nyff Critics Academy, a workshop for aspiring film critics that took place during the 56th edition of the New York Film Festival. Orson Welles’ ...

‘They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead’ Film Review: Morgan Neville’s Orson Welles Doc Is Cineaste Catnip

‘They’ll Love Me When I’m Dead’ Film Review: Morgan Neville’s Orson Welles Doc Is Cineaste Catnip With his Vidal-Buckley documentary “Best of Enemies” and this year’s smash hit about Fred Rogers, “Won’t You Be My Neighbor,” filmmaker Morgan Neville has proven himself a keenly sensitive, artful ...

Peter Bart: Can Superb Ted Kennedy Exposé ‘Chappaquiddick’ Survive Fact-Based Movie Malaise?

Peter Bart: Can Superb Ted Kennedy Exposé ‘Chappaquiddick’ Survive Fact-Based Movie Malaise? There’s a powerful scene in the newly released film Chappaquiddick in which an exasperated, wheelchair-bound Joe Kennedy fiercely slaps his son, Ted. The monomaniacal old man is in a rage that Senator ...

BAMcinématek to honour Sam Shepard by Anne-Katrin Titze - 2017-09-14 17:11:47

BAMcinématek pays screen tribute to Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright - True West: Sam Shepard on Film Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze Sam Shepard, who died on July 27, 2017 at the age of 73, will be ...

The Law and Jake Wade

Many of MGM’s productions were scraping bottom in 1958, yet the studio found one more acceptable western vehicle for their last big star still on contract. Only-slightly corrupt marshal Robert Taylor ...

The Working Title For The Obi-wan Kenobi Movie Hints at Tatooine Setting

The working title for Lucasfilm's upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi movie has been revealed by Omega Underground to be "Joshua Tree". The other previous working titles for other recent Star Wars productions ...

Film Feature: HollywoodChicago.com Remembers Sam Shepard

Chicago – He was a true renaissance man, but his unassuming persona would conceal that lofty designation. Sam Shepard was a playwright, actor, author, screenwriter and director of countless important ...

Playwright, actor Sam Shepard dies aged 73

Playwright, actor Sam Shepard dies aged 73 Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and actor who suffered from Als died at his home. Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor Sam Shepard has died from Als. He was 73. Shepard died ...

Sam Shepard, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright and 'Notebook' Actor, Dead at 73

Sam Shepard, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright and 'Notebook' Actor, Dead at 73 Accomplished playwright and actor Sam Shepard has died, Et can confirm. He was 73 years old. Shepard died at his home in Kentucky on July 27 of complications from Als, and was surrounded by his ...

Sam Shepard, Lauded Director, Playwright, and Actor, Dies at 73

Sam Shepard, Lauded Director, Playwright, and Actor, Dies at 73 Director, playwright, and actor Sam Shepard has passed away at the age of 73. BroadwayWorld first reported the news this morning. He was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for ...

Newswire: R.I.P. Sam Shepard, award-winning actor and playwright

Sam Shepard, the award-winning and prolific actor and playwright who was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in The Right Stuff (1983) and won a Pulitzer Prize for his play Buried Child in ...

How Michelangelo Antonioni Mastered the Art of Visual Geometry — Watch

How Michelangelo Antonioni Mastered the Art of Visual Geometry — Watch “Visual geometry” might not be the first phrase that comes to mind when thinking of Michelangelo Antonioni, but a new video essay published by Fandor makes a strong argument for it being among the ...

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