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Venice has announced the 21 films in its Classics section including features from François Truffaut, Krzysztof Kieslowski, Robert Bresson, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, Roman Polanski, Vittorio De Sica, and more.
Watch Paul Schrader discuss Pickpocket, out on Criterion Blu-ray today.
GKIDS will release Ghibli’s The Tale Of The Princess Kaguya (our review) on October 17th with a voice cast including Chloe Grace Moretz, James Caan, Mary Steenburgen, Darren Criss, Lucy Liu, Beau Bridges, James Marsden, Oliver Platt and Dean Cain, Deadline reports.
At Indiewire, Jordan Hoffman reports from Jerusalem Film Festival:
“Welcome to Jerusalem,” the driver said. “There is your first rocket.” My colleagues — two other New York-area critics, attending the Jerusalem Film Festival at the invitation of the Jerusalem Press Club — and I thought he was joking, until he rolled down the window. Indeed, there was the sound of an air raid siren mixing in with the car radio’s “Spinning Wheel” by Blood Sweat & Tears. The lyrics “what goes up, must come down” took on a new resonance. I craned my neck and saw contrails in the sky. I saw smoke from of a Hamas-launched rocket from Gaza shot down by Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system.
The Telegraph counts down the 50 most under-rated films.
Watch Kristen Stewart, Anne Hathaway, and Brie Larson in Jenny Lewis‘ latest music video: