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Isao Takahata‘s Only Yesterday will finally be released in the U.S. early next year by GKIDS, Variety reports.
At Vulture, read a wide-ranging interview with Quentin Tarantino:
I’m a legit filmmaker of my generation who’s leading the pack. Hitchcock saw his techniques done by other people, and that was all great. Spielberg saw his techniques copied — that just means you’re having an impact. Before I ever made a movie, my mission statement was that I wanted to make movies that, if young people saw them, it would make them want to make movies. That is one thing I can definitely say I’ve done.
Watch a video essay on the greatness of Asghar Farhadi from Tina Hassannia, author of Asghar Farhadi: Life and Cinema:
NY Times reports a new theater is launching in NYC’s Lower East Side:
A new two-screen arthouse cinema, capable of playing 35 millimeter and digital films, is set to open on the Lower East Side of Manhattan early next year, flying in the face of doomsday reports that independent theaters are in steep decline.
Called Metrograph, the theater is the brainchild of Alexander Olch, a film director and designer of menswear accessories. He owns a boutique one block from where the new theater is being built, out of an old warehouse on Ludlow Street at Canal Street. A restaurant, lounge and bookstore are also planned.
Watch a video on the tormented souls of Come and See:
BFI‘s John Berra on where to start with Hou Hsiao-hsien:
Outwardly tranquil yet steeped in the political turbulence of the past century of Taiwanese (and larger Chinese) history, Hou Hsiao-hsien’s meditative cinema has received infuriatingly limited distribution in the west, but has enjoyed considerable exposure of late as a result of major retrospectives and the rapturous reception that greeted his wuxia epic The Assassin (2015) at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.
Anna Karina‘s guide to being amazing: