Breakups in the Age of Selfish
Sarah Polley's "Take This Waltz" asks the most from us—which makes it one of the best films of the decade.
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Weekly Rushes. Gene Wilder, Inverted "Vertigo," Antonioni in Japan, Movies Matter, Save Film!

This week’s essential news, articles, sounds, videos and more from the film world.
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Ukrainian Aspirations: Exploring the Mythos of Nation

Documentaries at the Odessa International Film Festival suggest that "nation" obliterates differences of language, ethnicity and community.
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Gene Wilder, 1933 - 2016

We have lost one of cinema's most funny, most sorrowful performers.
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The Stages of Revolution and Molotov “Coke-tails”: The Stray Cat Rock Series

A look at the unabashedly feminist, anti-colonialist and anti-militaristic 5-film series of pop-exploitation from Japan now playing on MUBI.
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Terrorize This: "Team America World Police"

A satire about the magic of movies...that murders the action film.
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Quality of Tradition: Éric Rohmer’s "The Marquise of O"

Éric Rohmer’s remarkable adaptation of Kleist opens with wry distance followed by a jarring plunge into chaos.
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Stop Making Sense: Pen-ek Ratanaruang’s "Last Life in the Universe"

How, precisely, this Thai art-house hit admits that some things cannot be explained.
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"A Commercial Piece of Shit": Madonna on Film

A retrospective of films starring Madonna provides an opportunity to consider the icon as an actress.
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Weekly Rushes. "Olli Mäki," Ingrid Bergman's Home Movies, Trailers Galore, Scott Walker's Score

This week’s essential news, articles, sounds, videos and more from the film world.
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Video Essay. The Sound of Horses: Two John Ford Westerns

A new video essay explores the exceptional soundtracks of two classic Westerns, "Stagecoach" and "My Darling Clementine."
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"I Want to Look into a Story They Told Me": Two Films in Search of One Thing That Find Something Else

A powerful documentary approach can be found in "Kate Plays Christine" and "The Wind Knows That I'm Coming Back Home."
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VIFF 2016. Lineup

New films announced for the Vancouver International Film Festival, including the Future//Present section of emerging Canadian independents.