You’ll shed a tear or two—especially if you’re a parent—and they’ll be totally earned.
An obituary for the late Tom Petty.
The staff pays tribute to Jonathan Demme.
A look back at Michael Mann's "Ali."
An appreciation of Jonathan Demme's "The Silence of the Lambs" on its 25th anniversary.
A preview of dozens of films being released this Summer.
A TIFF report on "While We're Young," "Welcome to Me," "The Duke of Burgundy," "The Vanished Elephant," and "Big Game."
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.
Marie writes: I was looking for something to make Roger laugh, when the phone rang. It was a bad connection, but this much I did hear: "Roger has died." That's how I learned he was gone, and my first thought was of the cruel and unfair timing of it. He'd been on the verge of realizing a life long dream: to be the captain of his own ship.
Q. Answer Man, demand a recount! In Entertainment Weekly's list of the "100 Greatest Film soundtracks ever," they have omitted Anton Karas' score to "The Third Man!" (Matt Jaycox, Chicago)