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The 100 Essential Directors Part 8: Jean Renoir to Douglas Sirk
25 Aug 2011 // 5:00 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.
Time Encapsulating: The Best DVDs of 2006
10 Jan 2007 // 2:58 PM
From solid single issues to amazingly complete film and television compilations, the works highlighted here argue for DVD's continued importance.
The Lady and the Duke (L'Anglaise et le duc) (2001)
25 Sep 2002 // 8:00 PM
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.