Thursday, August 25 2011
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.
Wednesday, January 10 2007
From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.
Wednesday, September 25 2002
Rohmer dehumanizes the mob, and encourages the audience to participate in the objectification. It's the aesthetic equivalent of the guillotine, chopping off spectator imagination.
Wednesday, September 7 2011
Considering his overall career, critic turned filmmaker Eric Rohmer's 1986 effort has the ReFramed team falling over themselves with praise - and rightfully so.