The Reality of a Reflection: An Exploration of Jean-Luc Godard's Filmography

Mubi's retrospective For Ever Godard is showing from November 12, 2017 - January 16, 2018 in the United States.Jean-Luc Godard is a difficult filmmaker to pin down because while his thematic concerns ...

Nyff Review: ‘Wonder Wheel’ is a Gorgeous Ride with an Empty Center

Feeling like a poor stage-to-screen adaptation in the lineage of Rent or The Producers — just without catchy songs to redeem it — Wonder Wheel is an undercooked offering from Woody Allen. Justin ...

HeyUGuys interview Geoffrey Rush, Ron Howard, Emily Watson and Gigi Pritzker on National Geographic’s Genius

Author: Daniel Goodwin National Geographic’s first scripted drama series Genius charts the incredible life of theoretical physicist Albert Einstein. As well as his scientific endeavours, the story ...

Electric Boogaloo, the wild untold story of Cannon Films

Director and documentarian Mark Hartley scores both a film history and comedy success with this ‘wild, untold’ account of the 1980s film studio that was both revered and despised by everyone who had ...

Quad Cinema Will Relaunch with Films from Yang, Rivette, Kubrick, Fassbinder, Wertmüller, Coppola & More

Next month will mark the return of New York City’s Quad Cinema, a theater reshaped and rebranded as a proper theater via the resources of Charles S. Cohen, head of the distribution outfit Cohen Media ...

DVD Review – The Wicked Lady (1983)

The Wicked Lady, 1983. Directed by Michael Winner. Starring Faye Dunaway, Denholm Elliott, Alan Bates, John Gielgud, Glynis Barber, Oliver Tobias, Joan Hickson and Prunella Scales. Synopsis: A ...

Watch: New Trailer For Akira Kurosawa’s 4K Restored Classic ‘Ran’

Big screen spectacles rarely come as awe inspiring as Akira Kurosawa's "Ran." The legendary director's 1985 masterpiece deserves to be seen on the big screen (like nearly all of his movies), but ...

Jean-Luc Godard’s Late Films: A Primer

In 1960, Jean-Luc Godard’s first feature film, Breathless, would make him an icon of French cinema, inaugurating a career that has consistently expanded society’s definitions and expectations of ...

Cannon Films: A 10-Part Appreciation of the Studio That Revolutionized ‘So Bad, It’s Good’ Movies

Cannon Films: A 10-Part Appreciation of the Studio That Revolutionized ‘So Bad, It’s Good’ Movies For fans of trashy, low-budget action films, Cannon Films defined the 1980s. The company was revitalized, after a decade-long rocky start, by director Menahem Golan and producer Yoram Globus, Israeli ...

Week in Review: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ adds Paul Rudd, Martin Freeman, Emily VanCamp

We’re just a week removed from The Avengers: Age of Ultron, and already people are moving on to talk about the next one. Captain America: Civil War is the next chapter (after Ant-Man) in the Marvel ...

'Art and the theory of art': "The Man from Laramie" and the Anthony Mann Western

Anthony Mann As much as any other filmmaker who found a niche in a given genre, in the 10 Westerns Anthony Mann directed from 1950 to 1958 he carved out a place in film history as one who not only ...

Nyff: Entering the Third Dimension with 'Goodbye to Language'

The New York Film Festival is finally about to begin and here is Glenn on one of the must-sees of the fest, Jean-Luc Godard's Goodbye to Language. Much like the film itself, you’ll have to bear with ...

Daily | Menahem Golan, 1929 – 2014

Though his name is most commonly associated with the Charles Bronson and Chuck Norris action movies that Cannon Films churned out in the 1980s, Menahem Golan, who has died at the age of 85, also ...

Daily | Menahem Golan, 1929 – 2014

Though his name is most commonly associated with the Charles Bronson and Chuck Norris action movies that Cannon Films churned out in the 1980s, Menahem Golan, who has died at the age of 85, also ...

R.I.P. Producer Menahem Golan

R.I.P. Producer Menahem Golan The filmmaker behind the Death Wish sequels and such 1970s and ’80s Cannon Group actioners as The Delta Force the Lou Ferrigno-led Hercules died today in Jaffa, Israel, Haaretz reports. Menahem Golan ...

The Pursuit of Freedom: Abel Ferrara Discusses "Welcome to New York"

Photo by Quentin Carbonell Despite the fact the Festival de Cannes—for whatever reason—did not want Abel Ferrara's Welcome to New York, Cannes itself got the film, first in three separate cinema ...

Video of the day. Jean-Luc Godard's "Letter in Motion"

My dear President, dear festival director and dear colleagues, Once again, I thank you for inviting me to the festival, but you know I haven't taken part in film distribution for a long time, and I'm ...

Watch: Jean-Luc Godard Explains Why He Skipped Cannes Press Conference

Rather than writing a simple letter to explain his absence from the press conference for his latest Cannes entry, "Goodbye to Language," at the Cannes Film Festival today, instead, legendary filmmaker ...

Packer, Ratner back Cannon documentary

RatPac Entertainment, the Hollywood financing co-venture between Brett Ratner and James Packer, is investing in Mark Hartley.s documentary on. the once-prodigious filmmakers Menahem Golan and Yoram ...

Movie Poster of the Week: The Lesser-Known Posters of Jean-Luc Godard

To accompany the exhaustive retrospective of the films of Jean-Luc Godard (49 programs in 21 days) that started as part of the New York Film Festival and runs through the end of October, I had planned ...

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