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Weekly Rushes. 24 June 2015

Frederick Wiseman Kickstarts, Hitchcock diagrams, Marlene Dietrich painted, a new "Sicario" trailer, and more.
Rushes collects news, articles, images, videos and more for a weekly roundup of essential items from the world of film.

  • Above, the trailer for Denis Villeneuve's thriller Sicario, which premiered in competition in Cannes.
  • Author William Gibson recounts his encounters with Chris Marker's La Jetée.
  • James Horner, the composer of scores for such Hollywood films as 48 Hrs, Aliens, and Titanic, has died at the age of 61.
  • Federic Babina has made a series of "Archidirector" illustrations, imagining houses designed in the style of filmmakers like David Lynch and Stanley Kubrick.
  • Sight & Sound has exclusive images from the production of Ben Rivers' new movie, The Two Eyes Are Not Brothers.
"‘Film’, Brakhage declared in an interview with Jesse Walker, ‘has the capacity to record the great art of acting, and that’s its triumph across this whole century. But at the same time, curiously, that ability to record this other art to the exclusion of all else has been one of the most detrimental things to the evolution of film and what it might be, from my viewpoint.’"
  • Above: At frieze, George Pendle revisits the films and philosophy of Stan Brakhage.
  • Master documentarian Frederick Wiseman has turned to Kickstarter to finish his upcoming In Jackson Heights. Watch a rough cut trailer above.
  • On July 1, the Close-Up Cinema in London opens a new cinema with a 35mm program dedicated to John Cassavetes.
  • Hyper Allergic is showcasing an amazing new film book, Fantasia of Color in Early Cinema.
  • There's a been a good amount of mainstream praise for Sundance award-winner Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, so it is refreshing to read director Terence Nance (An Oversimplification of Her Beauty) getting angry over the film at The Talkhouse.
  • "What the fuck are you doing?" is Lars von Trier's first question for Christian Slater at Interview.
© Werner Herzog Film GmbH. Courtesy Collection Deutsche Kinemathek
  • Speaking of Interview magazine, they've resurrected a 1988 profile of Werner Herzog around the making of Cobra Verde.
  • Remember Mel Gibson's surprisingly good Apocalypto? Harry Windsor at 4:3 looks at the confluence between Gibson's last directorial effort and his mentor George Miller's Mad Max: Fury Road.
  • Via Cinephilia & Beyond, the North by Northwest's cinematographer's diagram for the famous crop duster sequence.
  • Watch Chryskylodon Blues, a film made by Laura Colella behind the scenes of Paul Thomas Anderson's Inherent Vice.
  • Alfred Hitchcock, photographed by David Montgomery in 1976.

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