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An extensive preview of the films being shown at the 55th annual Chicago International Film Festival.
An essay on the Elaine May film A New Leaf, as excerpted from the latest issue of Bright Wall/Dark Room.
Highly anticipated titles like Knives Out, Harriet, Jojo Rabbit, and A Hidden Life will be coming to the Chicago International Film Festival next month.
An overview of twelve films in the 2019 Venice Film Festival that get my thumbs-up vote.
What to expect from Venice Film Festival coverage over the next week.
A tribute to one of the world's most renowned filmmakers, Agnès Varda, who passed away today at age 90.
More than simple movie romances, both Jacques Demy's The Umbrellas of Cherbourg and Barry Jenkins' If Beale Street Could Talk capture the depth and expansiveness of the cycle of life with the delicate interplay of music, color, and light.
A sneak peek at this year's Chicago International Film Festival, which runs from October 10-21.
On the newest horror film to enter the Criterion Collection and others you should pick up.
Premieres at this weekend's Telluride Film Festival include the latest from Alexander Payne, Errol Morris, Greta Gerwig, Angelina Jolie, Guillermo del Toro and more.
Dan Callahan pays tribute to the late art-house goddess.
Celebrating a lasting beauty of French cinema on her 100th birthday.
Some of our favorite performances of 2016.
A preview of the upcoming 2016 Chicago French Film Festival, which runs July 22 - 28 at the Music Box Theater.
An interview with filmmaker Lars von Trier at the Cannes Film Festival.
An interview with actress Catherine Deneuve at the Cannes Film Festival.
A preview of Cannes 2016.
A celebration of actresses Jane Birkin and Charlotte Gainsbourg in anticipation of an upcoming series at the Film Society of Lincoln Center in NYC.
Our contributors share their fondest memories of the bygone era of video stores.
Further evidence that Max von Sydow starred in more than just "Game of Thrones" and "Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens."
An obituary for the legendary Omar Sharif.
An interview with the creator of NBC's "Hannibal" and "Pushing Daisies".
A dispatch from Cannes on the new films by Emmanuelle Bercot, Hirokazu Kore-eda, and Matteo Garrone.
A curtain raiser for the 2015 iteration of the Cannes Film Festival.
An appreciation of Manoel de Oliveira on his passing.