This May, Isabelle Huppert will be the talk of Cannes starring in not one, but two films in competition. The Piano Teacher and Time of the Wolf star will reunite with Michael Haneke for Amour and she’ll also be seen in Hong Sang-soo‘s In Another Country. We’ve got the first teaser for the latter film today, which sees the actress play three different characters all named Anne. The film which is mostly in English, despite the supporting Korean cast, will follow these three different main characters as they stay at a small hotel by a beach, as they venture around meeting the same group of people. The first teaser is a single shot of one of these encounters and one can check it out below thanks to AsianWiki, along with an official poster.
Cannes 2012 kicks off on May 16th.
When discussing the “merit” of titles joining The Criterion Collection, it seems like a no brainer to see Fred Newmeyer and Sam Taylor’s Safety Last! as the latest masterpiece to get a spine number. The Harold Lloyd-starring comedy remains an endlessly delightful romp, as inventive as well as relatable as it must have felt in [...]
Today marks the launch of our new recurring column, which dives into the cream of the crop when it comes to this week’s home releases, including Blu-ray and DVD, as well recommended deals of the week. Check out our rundown below and return every Tuesday for the best films one can take home. Note that [...]
Note: The following piece contains spoilers for both Shadow of a Doubt and Stoker. Alfred Hitchcock’s Shadow of a Doubt is already available on Blu-ray, as a component of the sizeable Hitchcock box-set that was released last October. This month, however, sees its individual, standalone release on the format, and the timing couldn’t be more [...]
After a recent New York screening of František Vláčil‘s Marketa Lazarová, my friend and fellow critic, Vadim Rizov, tweeted the following response: “Sheep God war men snow church blood swords ‘old crone’ justice grass wtf WTF UNCLE.” He certainly wasn’t alone in such a confused response. Lazarová — now out on Blu-ray via Criterion — is [...]
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