Wednesday, June 27 2012
PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part nine features Frank Sinatra, Rosalind Russell and more...
Thursday, June 21 2012
PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part five features Charles Laughton, Madeline Kahn and more...
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.
Monday, June 25 2007
This smorgasbord of "minor Renoir" encompasses and even summarizes his career from beginning to end; a bargain for the cinephile, expert or novice.
Sunday, June 17 2007
In its infancy, the cinematic artform went through some formidable technological and stylistic changes. The ten DVDs discussed here highlight the very definition of the Golden Age of filmmaking.
Monday, November 28 2011
This is a Lautrec / Renoir (père) / Manet-inspired extravaganza!
Wednesday, September 26 2012
With wealth comes privilege, and entitlement, and nowhere is this more obvious than in the films featured at number four as part of Sight & Sound's Best Films of All Time list.
Monday, May 21 2012
LOS ANGELES — Jean Renoir’s 1937 “Grand Illusion,” one of the most admired — and one of the most feared — films ever made, returns to theatrical screens