New to Streaming: Studio Ghibli, La Flor, The Lighthouse, Juliette Binoche & More

With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options—not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves–each week we highlight the noteworthy titles that have recently hit platforms. Check ...

Top 150 Most Anticipated Foreign Films of 2019: #47. The Passenger – Corneliu Porumboiu

The Passenger Another New Romanian Wave essential, Corneliu Porumboiu borrows a moniker from Antonioni for his fifth feature, The Passenger (previously known as Gomera). A co-production between ...

NYC Weekend Watch: Wang Bing, Ida Lupino, ‘The Owl’s Legacy’ & 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. ...

NYC Weekend Watch: Claude Lanzmann, Chris Marker, ‘Ghosts of Mars’ & 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. ...

Review: Revolutionary Goals—Corneliu Porumboiu's "Infinite Football"

Autuerism and sports fandom aren’t as far apart from each other as the adherents of either might think. The cinephile and fan are both quick to announce their chosen favorites, accumulate vast bodies ...

‘Infinite Football’: This Amusing Documentary Shows One Man’s Attempt To Reinvent The Beautiful Game [Review]

The beautiful game has one of the lowest bars to entry of any sport in the world. Soccer — which will be called by its proper name, football, from here on in — only requires a ball to play. Any flat ...

Rushes. Elaine May Returns, 2-Minute Trailer for 14-Hour Film, Louis Cha

Get in touch to send in cinephile news and discoveries. For daily updates follow us @NotebookMUBI.NEWSLouis Cha, 1924 - 2018Louis Cha, widely regarded as the most influential Chinese martial arts ...

Official Trailer for Corneliu Porumboiu's Funky Doc 'Infinite Football'

"This is football version 2.0." Grasshopper Film has released the first official trailer for a documentary titled Infinite Football, which first premiered at the Berlin Film Festival this year to many ...

3 New Films that Expand the Possibilities of Documentary Cinema — The Art of the Real 2018

It’s only been around for five years, but The Art of the Real has already established itself as one of the world’s most essential showcases for game-changing, rule-breaking, genre-busting new cinema. ...

Art of the Real 2018 Preview

Art of the Real, Fslc's annual celebration of non-fiction cinema is back and remains my most anticipated cinema event even in the city that is not in short supply of great film series all year round. ...

Berlinale 2018. Top Picks & Coverage Roundup

Below you will find our favorite films of the 68th Berlin International Film Festival, as well as an index of our coverage.AwardsTOP Pickstop 10(1) Transit (Christian Petzold)(2) Infinite Football ...

The Best Films at the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival

With the 2018 Berlin International Film Festival wrapped, we’ve highlighted our favorite films from the festival. Make sure to stay tuned in the coming months as we learn about distribution news for ...

Berlin Review: Corneliu Porumboiu Returns to the Politics of a Beautiful Game in ‘Infinite Football’

In Romania at the end of the 1980’s–the autumn years of the Ceausescu regime–Adrian Porumboiu worked as a professional referee for the national football league (or however it was referred to at the ...

Berlinale 2018 Review: Infinite Football, Corneliu Porumboiu Kicks Up A Smile

Corneliu Porumboiu’s Infinite Football (Fotbal infinit) is definitely a film you could watch in its entirety without thinking it’s a documentary. Staying nicely onside of what feels like a deadpan ...