After one-hour roundtables for Best Director, Actress and Actor (videos here and here), The Hollywood Reporter have published what is presumably the final one. It is for the group of people that hatch the initial idea to make it all possible. Or take another person’s idea and make it they are own. The top contenders for Best Original and Adapted Screenplay got together to chat with THR, including Aaron Sorkin (Moneyball) and Steve Zaillan (Moneyball, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Pedro Almodovar (The Skin I live In), Dustin Lance Black (J. Edgar), Oren Moverman (Rampart) and Eric Roth (Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close). They discuss film as an artform, the Academy Awards presentation and much more. Check it out below.
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. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not […]
In the case of evaluating David Cronenberg, — or at least forming the sort of career narrative seemingly essential to auteurist analysis — it’s inevitable to propose something of a rupture within his oeuvre: the very evident graduation from grindhouse to arthouse, and, with it, an ascension from body to mind. What dictated these labels […]
Every week we dive into the cream of the crop when it comes to home releases, including Blu-ray and DVDs, as well as recommended deals of the week. If we were provided screener copies, we’ll have our own write-up, but if that’s not the case, one can find official descriptions from the distributors. Check out […]
Writing about the films of Robert Bresson usually begins by informing reader that his films must be discussed through a trance of hushed tones and quiet veneration. There is no room for rushed judgement or quick-witted observations; Bresson makes Serious Art, as opposed to Hollywood directors who do not. There are the key phrases to […]
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