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Enough with the Biopic: A Re-Examination of Cinema’s Least Interesting Genre
5 Jan 2015 // 12:59 AM
Life-spanning biopics are still the ultimate Oscar bait in 2014. Here’s hoping that no one will be biting in the future.
The 100 Essential Directors Part 4: Samuel Fuller - John Huston
11 Aug 2011 // 5:00 PM
On our fourth day, this journey through the 100 Essential Film Directors continues to twist and turn in unexpected ways. From bold, opinionated Hollywood voices to those who essentially created the language of cinema, today will shed light on kings of genre like Samuel Fuller, through lions like the legendary John Huston.
I’m Not There, and Neither Are You
8 Sep 2008 // 6:00 PM
The Bob Dylan film, I’m Not There, shows that the main puzzle behind pop music’s most enigmatic personality resides right here, within us all.
Cannes 2015: 'Carol' and 'Nahid' Reveal the Costs of Repression
19 May 2015 // 4:50 AM
Two dramas at Cannes 2015, one by Todd Haynes and the other by Ida Panahandeh, depict the costs of repression and loss of privacy for women under patriarchal codes.
'Safe' Is Often Lost in a World of Ideas
9 Jan 2015 // 2:00 AM
Julianne Moore's evocative performance aside, Safe often feels designed specifically for film-studies interpretation, without its own soul.
A Gift Opens the Way: A Reflection on Todd Haynes
25 Jun 2015 // 5:00 AM
As a director, Todd Haynes crafts ambitious films that bring elite skill out of his actors.
Cannes 2015: Todd Haynes' 'Carol' Could Have Been Better
17 May 2015 // 8:45 AM
Todd Haynes' adaptation of Patricia Highsmith's 1952 lesbian love story is a sumptuous visual treat, but the novel's emotional content has been softened and simplified.
Director Todd Haynes rediscovers Bob Dylan
25 Nov 2007 // 8:42 PM
NEW YORK -- It was in the year 2000 that filmmaker Todd Haynes rediscovered Bob Dylan all over again. "I had always admired Dylan -- I