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Journeys Through French Cinema, The Projectionist and Test Pattern: Jim Hemphill's Home Video Recommendations

JOURNEYS THROUGH FRENCH CINEMA, THE PROJECTIONIST AND TEST PATTERN: JIM HEMPHILL'S HOME VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS

When writer, director, and film historian Bertrand Tavernier passed away on March 25, the art of cinema lost one of its most eloquent,...

Trailer Watch: Iva Radivojević's Aleph

TRAILER WATCH: IVA RADIVOJEVIĆ'S ALEPH

A world premiere I'm highly anticipating out of the upcoming 2021 edition of New Directors/New Films is the second feature from Iva...

 
 
 
Back to One, Episode 149: Danny Deferrari

BACK TO ONE, EPISODE 149: DANNY DEFERRARI

In this epic episode, we really get to know the talented actor Danny Deferrari, who plays Max in Emma Seligman's brilliant and hilarious...

“Every Image is Goodbye”: Cam Archer on Grief, Walks Home and His MoMA-Premiering Short, His Image

“EVERY IMAGE IS GOODBYE”: CAM ARCHER ON GRIEF, WALKS HOME AND HIS MOMA-PREMIERING SHORT, HIS IMAGE

“Dreamy visuals of teenhood - cool hair, telephones, starkly lit bedrooms, troubled outsiders - are laid over structured soundtracks...

 
 
 
Defending Your Life, The Producers and Spaceballs: Jim Hemphill's Home Video Recommendations

DEFENDING YOUR LIFE, THE PRODUCERS AND SPACEBALLS: JIM HEMPHILL'S HOME VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS

The best film by America's greatest comic filmmaker arrives on Blu-ray this week in the form of Criterion's release of Albert Brooks'...

True/False Film Fest Announces 2021 Lineup

TRUE/FALSE FILM FEST ANNOUNCES 2021 LINEUP

True/False Film Fest has announced its 2021 lineup. On the programming side, this year's edition is notable for the return of festival...

 
 
 
SXSW Critic's Notebook: The Feast, Gaia, The Spine of Night, Swan Song

SXSW CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK: THE FEAST, GAIA, THE SPINE OF NIGHT, SWAN SONG

William Burroughs' explained the title of his 1959 masterpiece Naked Lunch as “a frozen moment when everyone sees what is on the end...

World of Wong Kar Wai, The Ten Commandments, Southland Tales and More: Jim Hemphill's Home Video Recommendations

WORLD OF WONG KAR WAI, THE TEN COMMANDMENTS, SOUTHLAND TALES AND MORE: JIM HEMPHILL'S HOME VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS

The Criterion Collection adds another indispensable boxed set to its library with this month's release of World of Wong Kar Wai, a...

 
 
 
“The Only Similarity Between My Film and Brecht's Play Lies in the Title”: Sabrina Zhao on The Good Woman of Sichuan

“THE ONLY SIMILARITY BETWEEN MY FILM AND BRECHT'S PLAY LIES IN THE TITLE”: SABRINA ZHAO ON THE GOOD WOMAN OF SICHUAN

“This is neither an adaptation nor a work of fiction,” an intertitle informs the viewers after five minutes of uninterrupted observation...

Back to One, Episode 147: Lily Rabe

BACK TO ONE, EPISODE 147: LILY RABE

Lily Rabe is probably best know for inhabiting a half-dozen characters over many seasons on Ryan Murphy's hugely popular American Horror...

 
 
 
SXSW Critic's Notebook: Poly Styrene: I am a Cliché, Delia Derbyshire: The Myths and the Legendary Tapes, The Disintegration Loops, J'ai Été Au Bal

SXSW CRITIC'S NOTEBOOK: POLY STYRENE: I AM A CLICHÉ, DELIA DERBYSHIRE: THE MYTHS AND THE LEGENDARY TAPES, THE DISINTEGRATION LOOPS, J'AI ÉTÉ AU BAL

I'll never forget the first time I heard Poly Styrene. I was in college, hanging out at a buddy's one evening. We were drinking beer,...

What to Stream at Doc Fortnight 2021

WHAT TO STREAM AT DOC FORTNIGHT 2021

Having rolled out its inaugural edition in the wake of 9/11, Doc Fortnight will now be celebrating its 20th anniversary virtually ,...

 
 
 
“Is the Real Horror the ‘Old Ways' Or the Civilization That We Built?: Kier-La Janisse on Her SXSW Doc, Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched

“IS THE REAL HORROR THE ‘OLD WAYS' OR THE CIVILIZATION THAT WE BUILT?: KIER-LA JANISSE ON HER SXSW DOC, WOODLANDS DARK AND DAYS BEWITCHED

What began as a BTS feature for a home video release of The Blood on Satan's Claw, a 1971 cult favorite about Satanic possession in...

A Dying Landscape Etched in VR: Adi Lavy on Her SXSW Doc Once Upon a Sea

A DYING LANDSCAPE ETCHED IN VR: ADI LAVY ON HER SXSW DOC ONCE UPON A SEA

The Dead Sea is one of the unknown casualties of the turbulent politics of the Middle East. Population growth since the founding of...

 
 
 
“Shooting at Magic Hour Can be Very Nerve-racking”: DP Dariusz Wolski on News of the World

“SHOOTING AT MAGIC HOUR CAN BE VERY NERVE-RACKING”: DP DARIUSZ WOLSKI ON NEWS OF THE WORLD

Repeat business: It's a hallmark in the long career of Dariusz Wolski. If the Polish-born cinematographer shoots one movie for you,...

Don't Tell a Soul, Wrong Turn and The Choirboys: Jim Hemphill's Home Video Recommendations

DON'T TELL A SOUL, WRONG TURN AND THE CHOIRBOYS: JIM HEMPHILL'S HOME VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS

The potential for horror films to serve as vehicles for provocative moral inquiry is fully realized in a pair of excellent thrillers...

 
 
 
Shot Reverse Shot: The Inheritance Director Ephraim Asili in Conversation with Residue Director Merawi Gerima

SHOT REVERSE SHOT: THE INHERITANCE DIRECTOR EPHRAIM ASILI IN CONVERSATION WITH RESIDUE DIRECTOR MERAWI GERIMA

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“It's Kind of Scary to Think About Letting Anyone and Everyone Into the Edit Bay”: Jethika Director Pete Ohs On Twitch Livestreaming His Edit

“IT'S KIND OF SCARY TO THINK ABOUT LETTING ANYONE AND EVERYONE INTO THE EDIT BAY”: JETHIKA DIRECTOR PETE OHS ON TWITCH LIVESTREAMING HIS EDIT

Drawing from the world of gaming, writer/director Pete Ohs is embarking on a post-production experiment for his pandemic-shot film,...

 
 
 
“The Second Movie I Operated On”: Camera Operator Lou Barlia on Love Story

“THE SECOND MOVIE I OPERATED ON”: CAMERA OPERATOR LOU BARLIA ON LOVE STORY

When I revisited the classic tearjerker Love Story last month, I was struck by the intimate connection between the actors and the camera;...

SFFILM Announces Recipients of 2021 Dolby Institute Fellowships

SFFILM ANNOUNCES RECIPIENTS OF 2021 DOLBY INSTITUTE FELLOWSHIPS

SFFILM in partnership with Dolby Institute announced today the two films and filmmakers who will receive 2021 Dolby Institute Fellowships....

 
 
 



Golden Knights rally after slow start, beat Kings 4-2

Golden Knights rally after slow start, beat Kings 4-2

LOS ANGELES - Max Pacioretty scored his 300th career goal, Mark Stone had a goal and an assis, and the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Los Angeles Kings 4-2 on Monday night. Read more ...

Rantanen scores twice, Avalanche beat Coyotes 4-2

Rantanen scores twice, Avalanche beat Coyotes 4-2

DENVER - Mikko Rantanen had two goals and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Arizona Coyotes 4-2 Monday night for their eighth victory in nine games. Read more ...

Ohtani's 3 RBIs Trout's HR leads Angels over Royals 10-3

Ohtani's 3 RBIs Trout's HR leads Angels over Royals 10-3

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Shohei Ohtani had three hits and three RBIs, and Mike Trout hit a two-run homer, leading the Los Angeles Angels over the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. Read more ...

Urías drives in 3 on pinch-hit double, Brewers down Cubs 6-3

Urías drives in 3 on pinch-hit double, Brewers down Cubs 6-3

MILWAUKEE - Pinch-hitter Luis Urías drove in three runs with a go-ahead double and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six times in the sixth inning to beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on... Read more ...

City Manager In Minnesota Fired In Response To Police Shooting Of Daunte Wright

City Manager In Minnesota Fired In Response To Police Shooting Of Daunte Wright

Brooklyn Center City Council voted to fire Curt Boganey and put Mayor Mike Elliott in charge of the police department after an officer killed the 20-year-old. Read more ...

Curry passes Chamberlain for most points in Warriors history

Curry passes Chamberlain for most points in Warriors history

SAN FRANCISCO - Stephen Curry passed Wilt Chamberlain for the most points in Warriors franchise history Monday night in Golden State's game against the Denver Nuggets. Read more ...

Hagel's OT goal lifts Blackhawks over Blue Jackets 4-3

Hagel's OT goal lifts Blackhawks over Blue Jackets 4-3

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Brandon Hagel scored 1:25 into overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat Columbus 4-3 on Monday night for their fifth consecutive win over the Blue Jackets. Read more ...

Attorney for Ariel Young's family speaks out after Britt Reid charged

Attorney for Ariel Young's family speaks out after Britt Reid charged

Tom Porto says 5-year-old cannot walk or talk Read more ...

Kyle Higashioka's monster two-homer night lifts Yankees over Blue Jays

Kyle Higashioka's monster two-homer night lifts Yankees over Blue Jays

DUNEDIN, Fla. - Kyle Higashioka was behind the plate on Monday primarily because of how well he works with Gerrit Cole. And while the battery was excellent again against the... Read more ...

Death of Daunte Wright ruled homicide

Death of Daunte Wright ruled homicide

Police are calling it a tragic mistake, as they say the officer who fatally shot the 20-year-old Black man meant to use her Taser. Read more ...