The fact that he doesn’t try to redeem these flawed, fascinating figures—or even try to make you like them in the slightest way—feels like an…
Each of these astonishing "cinematoGIFs" (animated .GIF files) by Gusaf Mantel distills the essence of a cinematic moment into a living, breathing "movie still" -- an indelible moment preserved in time. Once you start gazing into them, you'll find it hard to stop...
Above: Chewing up the scenery in the War Room: "Dr. Strangelove" (Stanley Kubrick, 1964).
Above: Waiting for the elevator. Forever: "Eraserhead" (David Lynch, 1977).
Below: Light of my life, fire of my loins... The image that will never age: "Lolita" (Stanley Kubrick, 1962).
Above: House of rain: "Solaris" (Andrei Tarkovsky, 1972).
Below: On the verge of rebirth: "2001: A Space Odyssey" (Stanley Kubrick, 1968).
Above: Stasis: "L'eclisse" (Michelangelo Antonioni, 1962).
Above: "Audition" (Takashi Miike, 2000).
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A comparison of Frank Costello in The Departed and Whitey Bulger in Black Mass reveals weaknesses in the latter.
A NYFF report on new films from Chantal Akerman and Michel Gondry.
This message came to me from a reader named Peter Svensland. He and a fr...
Our monthly series digs into the career of Wes Craven and comes out with his 3D 2010 film, "My Soul to Take".