Jacques Tourneur
Features // 1 Articles
Reviews // 4 Articles
Blogs // 3 Articles
//Features

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.

//Reviews

The Criterion Edition of 'Cat People' Leaves an indelible Impression
9 Jan 2017 // 9:45 PM

The horror master Val Lewton is immortalized in this excellent reissue of his first (and possibly best) film, Cat People.

Two Masters of Hollywood Expressionism Go Back to Europe
6 Aug 2015 // 9:10 PM

Escape From East Berlin and War-Gods of the Deep both try to escape from tyranny.

//Blogs

Make Something Called 'Cat People', and Make It Cheap
13 Sep 2016 // 9:45 PM

Val Lewton turned a B assignment into a spooky classic about a woman's fear of her own sexuality.

Tourneur's Lovely Fragility in 'Experiment Perilous' and 'Berlin Express'
17 Jul 2014 // 3:00 AM

In Experiment Perilous and Berlin Express, Tourneur is interested in desires and ideals—the optimistic as well as the dark.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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