We are saddened to hear of the passing of Time's inimitable critic, Richard Corliss (1944 - 2015), pictured above. Visit David Hudson's roundup at Keyframe Daily for coverage.
In the past week there's been more additions to the Cannes Film Festival lineup, including new movies by Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Naomi Kawase and Gaspar Noé.
When Manoel de Oliveira died earlier this month, word spread that he had made a film that would be released only upon his death, Memories and Confessions. Now word has come that its premiere screening will be on the 4th of May in Porto.
Above: We're on the fence whether we should be excited for this, but the trailer for M. Night Shyamalan's The Visit certainly has us intrigued.
David Davidson weights in the differences between the French film magazines Positif and Cahiers du Cinéma in the 1980s.
In his latest "Kaiju Shakedown" column for Film Comment, Grady Hendrix brings necessary attention to Hong Kong dirt-maestro Kuei Chih-hung, whose The Delinquent is pictured above:
"A pissed-off perfectionist with proletarian sensibilities, he directed groundbreaking, realistic crime flicks and some of the filthiest horror movies ever to leave a slime trail across the silver screen."
Critic, editor and Locarno Film Festival programmer Lorenzo Esposito has launched a new online magazine, Film Parlato. Already off to a great start, the first issue features articles on Michael Mann, Orson Welles, Isao Takahata, Michael Bay, the Farrelly brothers, Pedro Costa and more.
A new issue of The Seventh Artis out, and includes interviews with Matthew Porterfield and the Safdie brothers, a video essay dedicated to Ann Hui, and more.
"She’s the one who misses nothing: who buys no bullsh-t, fitted with a radar as keen as a rabbiting spaniel."
Above: That's Tilda Swinton on comedian (and star and screenwriter of Judd Apatow's upcoming Trainwreck) Amy Schumer, in Time's 100 Most Influential People.
Above: Criterion has shared an old video of Martin Scorsese praising Jean Renoir's The River.
Fact Magazine has interviewed John Carpenter about his new album Lost Themes.
We're proud and excited to learn that filmmaker and Notebook contributor Dan Sallitt will be getting a retrospective dedicated to his movies at the George Eastman House.
Above: Leos Carax, photographed by Renaud Monfourny. Via everyday_i_show's gallery, which includes images of Catherine Deneuve, Woody Allen, Jim Jarmusch and more.
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