A Matter of Life and Death (aka Stairway to Heaven) (4K restoration) movie review: paradise on Earth

MaryAnn’s quick take… One of the most beloved British films ever is now even more lush, more gorgeous, more humanist in a glorious new restored edition. I’m “biast” (pro): loved the movie before it ...

A Matter of Life and Death review – timely rerelease of sublime celestial romance

Powell and Pressburger’s wartime drama, starring David Niven as an erroneously alive bomber pilot, is visually extraordinary and politically topical A Matter of Life and Death is the utterly unique, ...

Revisiting A Matter Of Life And Death

Rachel Meaden Dec 8, 2017 It’s 71 years old and considered one of the best British films ever made. Rachel takes a look at the wonderful A Matter Of Life And Death. This article contains spoilers ...

Powell & Pressburger’s ‘A Matter of Life and Death’ Gets Heavenly Trailer for Theatrical Restoration

With a filmography of full-hearted movies with bold innovation when it comes to both their aesthetic touch and narrative ideas, one of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s finest films, A Matter of ...

Rushes. Abel Ferrara's "Siberia", Two New Restorations, "Solaris" Concept Art

Get in touch to send in cinephile news and discoveries. For daily updates follow us @NotebookMUBI.NEWSSharunas Bartas has been accused of sexual misconduct by two past collaborators. Read the full ...

Made in England: Three Classics by Powell and Pressburger

Mubi is showing Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's The Small Back Room (1949), The Tales of Hoffmann (1951) and Michael Powell's Peeping Tom (1960) in November and December, 2017 in the United ...

The Ornithologist review – beautiful, erotic and baffling meditation on faith

This seductive and playful retelling of the life of St Anthony of Padua, set in a jungle in northern Portugal, recalls the work of Apichatpong Weerasethakul At certain moments in this dreamily ...

Criterion Now – Episode 34 – The Music Geek Episode, Festival

Aaron is joined by David Blakeslee and Matt Gasteier as they take a detour from Criterion to talk about art music in general. We tie it to the label by doing a bracket challenge for the best Criterion ...

NYC Weekend Watch: Harry Dean Stanton, Samuel Fuller, Czechoslovak New Wave, & 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. ...

The Best Classic Movies for People Who Don’t Watch Older Films — IndieWire Critics Survey

The Best Classic Movies for People Who Don’t Watch Older Films — IndieWire Critics Survey Every week, IndieWire asks a select handful of film critics two questions and publishes the results on Monday. (The answer to the second, “What is the best film in theaters right now?”, can be found ...

Celebrating the movies of Keanu Reeves

Kirsten Howard Feb 17, 2017 Keanu Reeves, as much as any actor of his generation, has left a legacy to be proud of. We take a look back at his career. Much like his character in the John Wick films, ...

Thelma Schoonmaker interview: editing Silence, Scorsese, Michael Powell

Ryan Lambie Dec 23, 2016 Editor Thelma Schoonmaker talks to us about Martin Scorsese’s new film, Silence, taking risks in filmmaking and lots more... Name a great Scorsese movie, and it’ll almost ...

One of Our Aircraft Is Missing

Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger officially become ‘The Archers’ for this sterling morale-propaganda picture lauding the help of the valiant Dutch resistance. It’s a joyful show of spirit, ...

Review: “Here Comes Mr. Jordan” (1941; Directed by Alexander Hall) ; Criterion Blu-ray Special Edition

“A Heavenly Beginning” By Raymond Benson They must have done something right. Here Comes Mr. Jordan (1941) has proven to be a timeless and universal movie that keeps on giving, and the welcome new ...

Here Comes Mr. Jordan

Here's a sterling example of what Hollywood excelled at back in the golden age: Robert Montgomery, Evelyn Keyes, Claude Rains and Edward Everett Horton star in possibly the most magical of movies ...

The Brand New Testament review – holy fantastical irreverence

In this unruly Belgian satire, God is a sadistic, filing-fixated resident of Brussels In Jaco Van Dormael’s playfully blasphemous Belgian fantasy, God exists, lives in Brussels, and is a total ...

Cinema and the Class Struggle

Les Soviets plus l’électricitéFrance’s central place within film culture may have its ups and downs when it comes to adventurous film-making, but its reputation as a hub of international film viewing ...

Star Trek Voyager: an episode roadmap

facebook twitter google+ Our guide to jumping into Star Trek Voyager, if you want to get going quickly... Maps To TV Shows: Is there a popular show you’d really like to watch but you just don’t ...

What It Really Means When the Royals Attend Major Movie Premieres

What It Really Means When the Royals Attend Major Movie Premieres Lights, camera, curtsy! When Prince William, Kate Middleton, and Prince Harry walked the red carpet last month for the Royal Film Performance of Spectre, they were actually following in the footsteps ...

The Films of Val Lewton: ‘The Leopard Man’ and ‘The Seventh Victim’

Val Lewton’s third horror film, The Leopard Man (1943) initially seemed promising. Based on Cornell Woolrich’s novel Black Alibi, it had more pedigree than Lewton’s previous movies. He reunited his ...

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