Never in my life would I have imagined I’d witness Jim from The Office and Michael Haneke sitting down to discuss cinema, but such is one of the few pleasures of the Oscar race. Following up their Best Actor hopefuls chat, The Hollywood Reporter brought together This is 40‘s Judd Apatow, Zero Dark Thirty‘s Mark Boal, Life of Pi‘s David Magee, Argo‘s Chris Terrio, Amour‘s Michael Haneke and The Promised Land‘s John Krasinski for another one-hour discussion.
While Haneke doesn’t chime in until about nine minutes in, he soon discusses (via a translator) his problems with Steven Spielberg‘s Schindler’s List and the only film he admires surrounding the Holocaust being Alain Resnais‘ Night and Fog. In the conversation, Boal also discusses (or rather skirts around) presenting Osama bin Laden in his film, Terrio talks his Argo characters and much, much more. Check out the entire thing below.
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 […]
With a seemingly endless amount of streaming options — not only the titles at our disposal, but services themselves — we believe it’s our duty to highlight the recent, recommended titles that have recently hit the interwebs. Every week, one will be able to see the cream of the crop (or perhaps some simply interesting picks) of […]
Today we have a special episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. In honor of James Gray‘s The Immigrant arriving on Netflix this week, we have an audio version of our full interview with the director, published in text form on the site during the film’s theatrical release. Conducted by co-host Nick Newman […]
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