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Weekly Rushes. 27 May 2015

David Lynch fan art, talking to Todd Haynes and Hou Hsiao-hsien in Cannes, Ferrara's Kickstarter, Apichatpong's funky groove.
Rushes collects news, articles, images, videos and more for a weekly roundup of essential items from the world of film.

  • It's Nice That is featuring the design work of George Douglas, including the above poster for David Lynch's INLAND EMPIRE.
  • 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 Cineaste is 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: Twitchfilm reports 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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