Thursday, May 9 2013
Bernstein gets Sexmob back out of the freezer for a cinematic tribute sure to thaw any detractor of campy jazz.
Friday, September 2 2011
100 Essential Directors celebrates directors of distinct vision, who have honed their respective crafts, who have brought something new and exciting to the medium, and who continue to push the boundaries of the form.
Sunday, August 7 2011
Spiritual possession, screwball comedy, German kinks, and the quintessential American Western genre are among the disparate characters we shine a light on today as PopMatters counts down the 100 Essential Film Directors. Today we look at George Cukor through John Ford. Who falls in the middle might surprise you...
Tuesday, March 15 2011
Federico Felleni's remembering makes for a combined dream, a whitewashed history, and a striking portrait of a small Italian town during the rise of Fascism.
Friday, May 21 2010
Well-choreographed dance numbers abound. Costumes and lighting take center stage. Audiences even get the giddy entertainment of watching movie stars prove themselves as fine to passable singers.
Tuesday, March 24 2009
As part of its "Essential Art House" series, the Criterion Collection reissues Fellini's 1954 masterpiece, featuring a nonpareil performance by Giulietta Masina.
Thursday, July 24 2008
Did Fellini dream more extravagantly, with better art direction and more fluid crane shots than you or I?
Wednesday, May 28 2003
The fusion of the real and the imaginary is at the center of Fellini's first and one of his most underrated films, The White Sheik.
Thursday, May 15 2003
The right way to make a documentary on Fellini is to fantasize a little about the persona, rather than to seek the 'truth' of the man.