A stellar high school comedy with an A+ cast, a brilliant script loaded with witty dialogue, eye-catching cinematography, swift editing, and a danceable soundtrack.
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A look at how The Blue Lagoon both exploited and created the public persona of Brooke Shields, and how it plays 37 years later.
Matt writes: With the 91st Academy Awards telecast scheduled to be broadcast this Sunday, February 24th, Collin Souter devotes his latest installment of Short Films in Focus to all of the shorts nominated for Oscars this year (and yes, ALL of the nominees deserve to be televised, as do the entirety of the winners' acceptance speeches in each category). One of the Best Documentary Short Subject nominees, Marshall Curry's "A Night at the Garden" is embedded below, and according to Souter, it appears to have "broken precedent" with its exceptionally brief running time (clocking in just over seven minutes in length).
What if James Dean lived into the ‘60s and worked primarily with French New Wave directors?
An article about the July 14th gala honoring Chicago International Film Festival founder and CEO Michael Kutza.
An article about the retirement of Cinema/Chicago founder and CEO Michael Kutza.
Andersson remains one of cinema’s most undervalued icons.
A look at the latest on Blu-ray, including several Criterion releases, "Their Finest," "The Fate of the Furious," and "The Lost City of Z"!
An essay about "Moonrise Kingdom" and childhood from the May 2017 edition of online magazine, Bright Wall/Dark Room.
Stephen Cone on "Personal Shopper"; Jack C. Newell on "Open Tables"; Not-so-secret life of Terrence Malick; Studio Ghibli's girl power; Éric Rohmer's battle of the sexes.
An interview with author Pascal Mérigeau, whose latest work celebrates the life of filmmaker Jean Renoir.