An overview of twelve films in the 2019 Venice Film Festival that get my thumbs-up vote.
A tribute to the late Canadian-British animator Richard Williams, and an ode to his unfinished fairy tale, The Thief and the Cobbler.
An interview with John C. Reilly about his performance as Oliver Hardy in the Laurel and Hardy film, Stan & Ollie.
An appreciation of Richard Schickel, Time magazine film critic and prolific film director and book author.
An interview with author Pascal Mérigeau, whose latest work celebrates the life of filmmaker Jean Renoir.
Several great movies have been released on Blu-ray and DVD lately, including "99 Homes," "Black Mass," "Crimson Peak" and a Criterion version of Charlie Chaplin's "The Kid."