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Weekly Rushes. Fake Coens Trailer, Apichatpong Begins, Rohmer’s Swimsuits, Woody’s Next Films

This week’s essential news, articles, sounds, videos and more from the film world.
Rushes collects news, articles, images, videos and more for a weekly roundup of essential items from the world of film.
Photo by Apichatpong Weerasethakul
  • The latest of Radiohead's multimedia promotion of their album A Moon Shaped Pool is an all-too-short short directed by The Lobster's Yorgos Lanthimos and starring the great Denis Levant.
A Summer's Tale
“Documentary is all things: life, adventure, music everything. All of your interests: Graphic design, photography… everything,” said Bill. “You’re out and you’re in the world, and you’re interacting with people. You’re having love affairs, and you’re climbing a mountain, and you’re jumping into water. Documentary allows you to do that. And because of the technology, it can just be with my brother. I don’t need 100 people behind me to do this. I can just say here’s the adventure I want to go on, and the camera is my ticket.
For, to paraphrase the Brothers Coen, Cannes is by no means a film festival for the critics. Which begs the question—which for the life of me I can’t answer definitively—“Who is it for, then?”
Kristen Stewart by Vincent Peters
Into the Wild (2007), directed by Sean Penn, best showcases the skill that the actress would repeatedly demonstrate in the Twilight pentalogy: a superb understanding of how to remind viewers of all ages of the chaotic churn of adolescent emotion and desire. 
It is the use of the literary writer’s technique of storytelling (rather than a technique developed especially for movies) which results in scripts that miss the essential fact that the camera medium is enormously fluid: having a voice, eyes and legs, it is more fluid than any other medium. Like the mind, it is physically unbound and can move into all levels of experience.
  • Film Comments' newest podcast features scholar David Bordwell discussing his new book about 1940s American film criticism, The Rhapsodes:

  • The poster for Terrence Malick's long-awaited (and much-delayed) documentary, Voyage of Time. It's currently slated for an October IMAX release date.
  • Gus Van Sant's diagram of the movements of his characters in Elephant. From La Cinémathèque Française's exhibition on the director.

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