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Above: The trailer for Alejandro González Iñárritu's The Revenant, his follow-up to Birdman.
MUBI has signed its first theatrical deal, to distribute Miguel Gomes' beautiful three-part epic Arabian Nightsin the UK.
The big news of the week is the theft of F.W. Murnau's head. No kidding.
At Film Comment, Portuguese master Pedro Costa, subject of a retrospective at New York's Film Society of Lincoln Center, has written on Howard Hawks' Land of the Pharaohs, which Costa has selected to show in his carte blanche program there.
Above: Tony Zhao's Every Frame a Painting series of video essays continues with Chuck Jones - The Evolution of an Artist.
"The sheer amount of Woody Allen films means that each one—especially the less sensational among them—seems to lose its identity. Yet each should be admired or at least seriously regarded for whatever singular expression it contains, for the ways in which all these elements work together to fuel an engine for each title’s philosophical and aesthetic aims."
That's Michael Koresky, above, at Reverse Shot with a consideration of Woody Allen's predictably casually dismissed new film, Irrational Man.
Remember the stilted CGI retro sci-fi action spectacular Sky Captain and the World of Tomorrow? Perhaps not, but that film and what happened to its groundbreaking filmmaking team is mighty interesting.
Above: The French trailer for Alex Ross Perry's excellent Queen of Earth. We loved the film at Berlin, where Adam Cook interviewed the American indie director. Below you'll find the French poster for the film.
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