Also at the Times, Manohla Dargis talks to Todd Haynes about his new film Carol, which garnered rave reviews and a Best Actress award in Cannes last week.
Dargis also talked to Hou Hsiao-hsien, photographed above by Frédéric Stucin for Libération. Hou went on to win the Best Director award at the festival for this film The Assassin.
Speaking of Cannes, Film Comment has posted the first part in its essential critics' roundtables recorded during the festival.
Accompanying a new summer issue of Cineasteis a freshly re-designed website, where you can find several online exclusives, including our own Daniel Kasman's interview discussing German Concentration Camp Factual Survey, a film he calls "very, very special."
Good news for those following the roller coaster that is the progress of the new Twin Peaks season: Twitchfilmreports that Showtime is increasing its episode order from 9 to 18, and confirmed that master film composer Angelo Badalamenti will be working on the show.
Courtesy of critic Diego Lerer, a tantalizing hint that Argentine master Lucretia Martel is finally shooting her follow-up to The Headless Woman, titled Zama.
Peter Tscherkassky's The Exquisite Corpus was one of the best films in Cannes, and now you can watch 15 films by this avant-garde great, including a masterclass, for free through June 7 courtesy at DOC Alliance Films.
Abel Ferrara has launched a Kickstarter to fund his next collaboration with Willem Dafoe after last year's terrific Pasolini: Siberia, "a subjective and objective journey into the subconscious."
Apichatpong Weerasethakul is one of those filmmakers whose choice of music is always surprising and always a joy. Above is the final sequence music for his new film, Cemetery of Splendour.
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