The film looks beautiful, using natural locations and available light, all of which creates a real sense of the environment.
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A review of HBO's The New Pope, which premieres on January 13.
A Sundance 2019 dispatch featuring reviews of "Dolce Fine Giornata," "Divine Love," "Monos," "Queen of Hearts."
A review of new films from Paolo Sorrentino and Jason Reitman.
The 20 films world premiering at the Toronto Film Festival that you can expect to find covered here over the next week, among many others.
A report on the opening day press conference for Cannes 2017 and the premieres of "Ismael's Ghosts" and "Loveless."
A video preview of this year's Cannes Film Festival!
A review of Paolo Sorrentino's "The Young Pope," starring Jude Law, Diane Keaton and James Cromwell.
Fellini's major but overlooked "Roma" has received an excellent restoration by the Criterion Collection.
A review of Fox Searchlight's "Brooklyn" and "Youth."
An overview of the films that will be theatrically released in the 2015 fall season.
A table of contents of Cannes 2015 coverage by Barbara Scharres.
The table of contents of Cannes 2015 coverage by Michał Oleszczyk.
A guide to the latest Blu-ray, VOD, and streaming options, including "Fifty Shades of Grey," "American Sniper," and "Blackhat".
A report from Cannes 2015 on the latest films from Paolo Sorrentino, Shin Su-won and Hou Hsio-hsien.
A review of Paolo Sorrentino's latest from Cannes.
A curtain raiser for the 2015 iteration of the Cannes Film Festival.
This is a dispatch about the first weekend of NYFF 2014, including Green's "La Sapienza" and Fincher's "Gone Girl".
Recent titles released on Blu-ray.
Pablo Villaça offers his perspective on "The Great Beauty."
Marie writes: As the dog days of summer slowly creep towards September and Toronto starts getting ready for TIFF 2013, bringing with it the promise of unique and interesting foreign films, it brought to mind an old favorite, namely The Red Balloon; a thirty-four minute short which follows the adventures of a young boy who one day finds a sentient red balloon. Filmed in the Menilmontant neighborhood of Paris and directed by French filmmaker Albert Lamorisse, The Red Balloon went on to win numerous awards and has since become a much-beloved Children's Classic.
Alexander Payne's "Nebraska" brings black and white, to the competition, while "Omar" delivers moral shades of gray to the Palestinian/Israeli conflict and "Michael Koolhaas" looks good in the long shots, but needs more emotional subtlety.
Boos for Takashi Miike's "Shield of Straw," a muddled "Blind Detective" from Johnnie To and Paolo Sorrentino's "The Great Beauty" lives up to its name.
Marie writes: the great Ray Harryhausen, the monster innovator and Visual Effects legend, passed away Tuesday May 7, 2013 in London at the age of 92. As accolades come pouring in from fans young and old, and obituaries honor his achievements, I thought club members would enjoy remembering what Harry did best.
Marie writes: The ever intrepid Sandy Khan shared the following item with the Newsletter and for which I am extremely glad, as it's awesome..."Earlier this year, the Guggenheim Museum put online 65 modern art books, giving you free access to books introducing the work of Alexander Calder, Edvard Munch, Francis Bacon, Gustav Klimt & Egon Schiele, and Kandinsky. Now, just a few short months later, the Metropolitan Museum of Art has launched MetPublications, a portal that will "eventually offer access to nearly all books, Bulletins, and Journals" published by the Met since 1870."
Marie writes: I was browsing the 2010 National Geographic Photography Contest Galleries and came upon this amazing shot - click to enlarge!
The Birth Of Earth: Photo by Terje Sorgjerd"Getting close or getting too close? Photo taken of the Eyjafjallajokull volcano eruption that would grind most of europe air traffic. This is the scariest moment in my life, and also the most beautiful and frightening display of raw force I have ever seen." - Terje Sorgjerd