The Best Double Features of 2017

Few things are more sublime than finding back-to-back features that hit some specific thematic sweet spot. Drive-in theaters may not be the popular viewing spot they once were, but with the ...

The Best Movie Posters of 2017

1. mother!Darren Aronofsky’s divisive nightmare boasted a number of very striking posters this year, including one that blatantly yet beautifully pastiched the iconic Gips/Frankfurt design for ...

Getting with the programme by Anne-Katrin Titze

Jairus McLeary in the Soho House screening room on The Work: "It's very masculine. That's why Amy Foote, our editor, and Alice Henty, the producer, they were the first women to see this footage." ...

Lost in time by Anne-Katrin Titze

Hampton Fancher: "You know, I wrote Blade Runner for Robert Mitchum. The first draft was for him. And Robert Mulligan was going to direct it." Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze Hampton Fancher, ...

New to Streaming: ‘Dawson City: Frozen Time,’ ‘Marjorie Prime,’ ‘Lady Macbeth,’ ‘Landline,’ and More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we’ve taken it upon ourselves to highlight the titles that have recently hit ...

Hampton Fancher remembers Jerry Lewis by Anne-Katrin Titze

Hampton Fancher at the reflecting pool with Henry Moore's Reclining Figure (Lincoln Center) 1963–5 Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze Hampton Fancher, the beguiling subject of Michael Almereyda's Escapes and ...

The Escapologists by Anne-Katrin Titze

Escapes at the IFC Center: "It's like that Thom Andersen movie Los Angeles Plays Itself. This is not a portrait of a place but a portrait of a person." Photo: Ed Bahlman Escape artist Hampton Fancher ...

Watch the Trailer for Escapes, A Documentary About The Blade Runner Writer

A new trailer from the Wes Anderson-produced documentary Escapes has been released. It follows the strange and eventful life of Blade Runner screenwriter, Hampton Fancher. The documentary is directed ...

Escapes: trailer for documentary about Blade Runner screenwriter

Ryan Lambie Jul 31, 2017 Wes Anderson is the producer on a forthcoming documentary feature about Blade Runner screenwriter, Hampton Fancher... There are all kinds of fascinating stories from behind ...

‘Escapes’ Trailer: Wes Anderson-Produced Doc On the Unlikely Story of the ‘Blade Runner’ Writer

‘Escapes’ Trailer: Wes Anderson-Produced Doc On the Unlikely Story of the ‘Blade Runner’ Writer The only way we could get a Wes Anderson and Ridley Scott crossover would be in our dreams. But the next cl0sest thing is the Wes Anderson-produced documentary Escapes, which follows the strange and ...

Time is on my side by Anne-Katrin Titze

Michael Almereyda with Hampton Fancher on the form of Escapes, executive produced by Wes Anderson: "This is my tribute to Bruce Conner." Photo: Anne-Katrin Titze In my Escapes conversation with ...

Storytelling, Memory and Alternate Worlds: Michael Almereyda on Marjorie Prime and Escapes

Michael Almereyda has two films this year, the curiously rhyming duo of Marjorie Prime and Escapes. The former, as I wrote from Sundance, is “a heavily modified adaptation of Jordan Harrison’s play, ...

Jon Hamm Becomes a Hologram in First Trailer for ‘Marjorie Prime’

Director Michael Almereyda’s follow-up to his acclaimed 2015 film Experimenter is twofold: his documentary on Hampton Fancher, Escapes, opens today at the IFC Center, and his latest fiction feature ...

‘Escapes’ Review: A Breezy, Rambling Doc About the TV Actor Who Slept Around, Cheated Death, and Wrote ‘Blade Runner’

‘Escapes’ Review: A Breezy, Rambling Doc About the TV Actor Who Slept Around, Cheated Death, and Wrote ‘Blade Runner’ In order to understand the kind of life that Hampton Fancher has led, consider this: He once spent a month living in sin with a schizophrenic lingerie model, and it barely merits a passing mention in ...

‘Marjorie Prime’ Trailer: Jon Hamm is a Hologram in This Indie Movie Spin on ‘Black Mirror’

‘Marjorie Prime’ Trailer: Jon Hamm is a Hologram in This Indie Movie Spin on ‘Black Mirror’ If you ever wanted to see an episode of “Black Mirror” on the big screen, “Marjorie Prime” might be the perfect indie movie for you this summer. The latest from Michael Almereyda (“Experimenter”) is ...

The Dreamer by Anne-Katrin Titze

Blade Runner 2049 co-screenwriter Hampton Fancher with Anne-Katrin Titze on Philip K Dick's Do Androids Dream Of Electric Sheep?: "Dreaming is much better than counting." Photo: Michael Almereyda ...

‘Atypical’ Trailer: Jennifer Jason Leigh Keeps It Together in Netflix’s New Autism Comedy

There is no such thing as too much Jennifer Jason Leigh. After a high-profile turn in “Twin Peaks,” the beloved actress Leigh returns to television as a lead in a promising new Netflix series about a ...

‘Professor Marston & the Wonder Women’ Trailer: Annapurna Presents Wonder Woman’s Polyamorous Origin Story — Watch

‘Professor Marston & the Wonder Women’ Trailer: Annapurna Presents Wonder Woman’s Polyamorous Origin Story — Watch When Patty Jenkins’ “Wonder Woman” gave us Diana Prince’s fabled origin story, there was no trace of the whips and chains she so often battled in early comic editions by original Wonder Woman scribe ...

‘Escapes’ Trailer: ‘Blade Runner’ Writer Hampton Fancher’s Unlikely Story Is Told in New Documentary — Watch

‘Escapes’ Trailer: ‘Blade Runner’ Writer Hampton Fancher’s Unlikely Story Is Told in New Documentary — Watch After directing one of the most acclaimed films of 2015, Michael Almereyda is back with “Escapes.” The “Experimenter” writer/director’s latest looks at the life of Hampton Fancher, who wrote and ...

Trailer for Michael Almereyda's 'Escapes' Doc About Hampton Fancher

"He's asking you to walk through the front door and you're saying, 'No'?" Grasshopper Film has debuted a trailer for a documentary called Escapes, profiling the life and times of one Hampton Fancher. ...

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