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The Best DVDs of 2011
8 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM
With the continuing rise of Blu-ray, this year sees a lot of repeat entries. Just because they're here again, however, doesn't mean they're any less special.
The 100 Essential Directors Part 9: Victor Sjöström to Luchino Visconti
28 Aug 2011 // 5:00 PM
Today we present a glorious spate of international auteurs that range from cinematic innovators from the silent era to those who continue to push the limits of film in their contemporary work.
'Stalker' Warns of a World Where Escape Can Lead to New Forms of Imprisonment
14 Aug 2017 // 9:00 PM
Tarkovksy’s cinema dialogues with the current chaos of rising authoritarian regimes in the West and the threat of nuclear devastation as the United States and North Korea rattle their sabers.
'Ivan's Childhood' Was Cruelly Interrupted by the Horrors of World War II
8 Aug 2016 // 3:30 AM
Between Ivan’s nightmarish dreams and the real world of the Eastern front, “Only the idle rest during wartime.”
The Strangely Ineffable Power of 'Nostalghia'
13 Mar 2014 // 2:00 AM
Russian transcendental filmmaker Andrei Tarkovsky’s expansive tapestries define meditativeness.