David Lynch really hasn’t done much (filmwise) since 2006′s utterly baffling but still pretty damn good INLAND EMPIRE, but what do we see here? It appears that he has taken a note from Tim and Eric and decided to use the money of humongous corporations to spread his vision. This 16-minute short film/ad for Dior may be the closest thing we get to another Lynch film for a long time.
I may have referred to INLAND EMPIRE as being “pretty good” in the above paragraph but if I had one major problem with that film it was its ugly-looking digital video cinematography. That seems to have been massively improved upon here as it actually looks quite beautiful. Marion Cotillard feels like a perfect Lynch leading lady aswell; her wonderfully expressive and picturesque features only add to the mood and atmosphere.
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There is truly something magical when you combine the French Riviera, the global film market and thousands of hungry filmgoers and critics. The end result is what has come to be known as the most prestigious film festival in the world, the Cannes Film Festival, currently in its 66th iteration. This is my third year [...]
The Archive is a collection of cinephile-friendly findings around the web, including rare or never-before-seen photos, interviews, footage or any other bits related to classic or independent cinema. If you have any suggestions, feel free to e-mail in or tweet to @TheFilmStage. Check out the rundown below. Above, an unused Taxi Driver poster made for SpokeArt’s Martin [...]
Since any New York City cinephile has an almost suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not [...]
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