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The 100 Essential Directors Part 8: Jean Renoir to Douglas Sirk
25 Aug 2011 // 4:00 PM
From Jean Renior through Douglas Sirk, there may be some choices that raise an eyebrow. While each of the directors we look at today might not be on every cinephile's list of great directors, they absolutely merit inclusion for their distinct visions and dedication to their craft, some despite their questionable personal lives and politics.
Missed Movies of 2010, Part 2: Life During Wartime to Wild Grass
31 Jan 2011 // 3:00 PM
In our second half of 2010's overlooked offerings, we champion West Virginia 'white' trash, a mafia musical, the goriest (and goofiest) spring break ever, a trip to a town called Panic, and one unfairly dismissed, should have been an Oscar nominee mainstream hit from Ben Affleck.
Resnais Explores Fear and Memory in Je t'aime je t'aime
31 Jan 2016 // 8:10 PM
In slow, hypnotic ellipses, director Alain Resnais draws out the moribund inner world of a suicidal man haunted by a series of disturbing memories.
Esoteric Musings in 'Love Unto Death' and 'Life is a Bed of Roses'
12 Aug 2015 // 1:00 AM
These two films by Alain Resnais are moody, mysterious and stylish exercises in self-indulgence.
Do Look Back: A Baker's Dozen for Your Swinging '60s Film Fest
3 Jan 2016 // 8:10 PM
Are you in the mood to be retro-hip? Do you get the urge to be mod and pop, '60s style? Sure you do.
Cannes 2012: Day 6 - 'You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet' + 'Barbara'
23 May 2012 // 2:30 AM
Day six brings perhaps the final film from French legend Alain Resnais, whose You Ain’t See Nothin’ Yet has a shot at the big prize. Meanwhile New German Cinema movement director Christian Petzold returns with Barbara.