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Rushes. Tilda & Joe, "Isle of Dogs" Interviews, Mr. Rogers

This week’s essential news, articles, sounds, videos and more from the film world.
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NEWS
  • We are ecstatic about the news of our favorite Thai filmmaker Apichatpong Weerasethakul's new project Memoria entering production. The latest: Tilda Swinton is aboard. The Film Stage has the report.
  • Is the wait for Orson Welles' posthumously completed feature The Other Side of the Wind nearly over? It would seem so. Variety reports that composer Michel Legrand has joined the project to provide the score. Orson Welles for 2018 Cannes Film Festival Palme d'Or!
RECOMMENDED VIEWING
  • You're likely aware that American cinema's most controversial stylist has a new film arriving in cinemas this week. But have you seen this completely lovely set of interviews with the films cast (and titular dogs)?
  • William Friedkin, the iconoclastic director of The Exorcist, has a most exciting new (exorcist themed) film: the documentary The Devil & Father Amorth.
  • In a completely different register, here's the first trailer for a film with a subject we can all agree upon, the radical broadcast artist and child activist, Mr. Rogers.
RECOMMENDED READING
  • With articles on Paul Schrader, Lizzie Borden, and Naomi Kawase, issue 74 of Cinema Scope is here. Additionally, the Alice in Wonderland themed (!) 86th edition of Senses of Cinema is now live.
  • Over at the Village Voice, Kelley Dong offers an entirely distinct take on the divisive Annihilation. Meanwhile, William R Clark reviewed the film for Notebook last week.
  • "The task is to discover what The Task is." The provocative yet evasive new documentary is parsed at Slate by Sam Adams.
  • For Film Comment, Rooney Elmi interviews the filmmaker and photographer Khalik Allah on his invigorating new film, Black Mother.
  • The "pensive, elegiac" experimental filmmaker Tacita Dean receives a cohesive roundup regarding her career and current exhibitions at the Criterion Daily.
RECOMMENDED LISTENING
  • The inspired people at Waxwork Records are releasing Goblin's brilliant score of Tenebrae on vinyl for the first time. Here's a sneak peak:
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