Leap of Faith: William Friedkin on the Exorcist is another exemplary "making of" documentary by Alexandre O. Philippe (78/52: Hitchcock's Shower Scene). A-
Too many filmmakers waste the potential power of title sequences and title cards.
Fulci for Fake is a documentary for all fans of giallo cinema.
On Alain Resnais' Hiroshima mon amour (1959).
Joan Micklin Silver's 1977 film Between the Lines shows that journalism’s always been a commodity.
Ron Howard's other 2020 movie, Rebuilding Paradise, covered the same ground, much better than Hillbilly Elegy. C-
Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets is an extraordinary film about the last day at a bar in Las Vegas. A
American Selfie: One Nation Shoots Itself is a jejune and empty-headed documentary by Alexandra Pelosi. C-
This is the Army, a 1943 American propaganda film, is a hallucinatory watch now not for its call to service, but to self-sacrifice.
On the Rocks, starring Bill Murray and Rashida Jones, is a great new screwball comedy by Sofia Coppola. A-
Assholes: A Theory asks what constitutes an asshole, how assholes succeed in society, and what can be done about it, if anything. B
On Satan's Brew, a German cousin of John Waters soaked in fluid mania.
It brings back memories of Bobby Fischer.
He embodied the “Make America Great Again” ethos.
Clint Eastwood’s directing debut restored.
I think “buckeye” means gimmick.
Oscar politics and death may boost superheroines.
I imagined helping her defeat evil, then enjoying a relaxing evening at home.
François Truffaut’s Day for Night (1973), is a film about filmmaking.
A mutant second wave is inevitable.
Epstein’s ex, like the Marquis de Sade, could spark a Bastille Day.
A discussion with the filmmaker from 2016.
From the final scene of Robert Altman's Nashville (1975).
91 minutes of filmmaking experience, philosophy, and escaping from Goebbels in the 1930s.
Including The Long Voyage Home, The Shop Around the Corner, Rebecca, My Favorite Wife, The Great Dictator, and more.
Not too thrilling, this.
A 77-minute interview with the non-pareil French actress, then promoting Paul Verhoeven's Elle.
Alex Gibney, Ophelia Harutyunyan, and Suzanne Hillinger's new documentary is available now digitally.
A film by D.W. Griffith starring Lillian Gish.
The legendary horror director on Howard Hawks' 1959 masterpiece.