The 20th edition of leading Baltic film event the Vilnius International Film Festival opened screenings Friday in the Lithuanian capital with more than 270 films due to unspool over the next two weeks. Top international guests include French ... Yahoo! News, 2 months ago
Light and dark: Douglas Sirk's Tarnished Angels contrasts grit and glamour. Photo: DVD THE TARNISHED ANGELS (Madman) PG The received wisdom on Douglas Sirk — a German intellectual who became a leading director in 1950s Hollywood — is that he ...WA Today, 4 days ago
Every Tuesday I find myself whispering that old Beckett adage into the morning air: I can't go on / Ill go on . No matter how thrilling the day's prospects, as I settle into the week's work, that beginning of the week existential stomach ache always ...BlackBook, 3 weeks ago
No one can make a revolution for anyone else. This is as true in art as it is in politics. But if I were a young French filmmaker, Id be ready to rise up in derision of Olivier Assayas's film Clouds of Sils Maria, which opened here last Friday, and ...New Yorker, 1 month ago
With his last film, Something in the Air , filmmaker Olivier Assayas revisited the sentiment of his profound and poetic early films to give an autobiographical look at an artist's coming of age. With his latest cinematic endeavor, Clouds of Sils ...BlackBook, 1 month ago
A minimalist drama from Slovakia and a Ukraine crime drama featuring a gang of deaf-mutes were the big winners at this year's Vilnius International Film Festival. Slovak director Ivan Ostrochovsky (Velvet Terrorists Koza is the story of a retired ...Hollywood Reporter, 1 month ago
In her essay on the late German author W.G. Sebald, Susan Sontag began with the question: Is literary greatness still possible? The answer was undoubtedly yes, and she went on to describe the brilliant way in which Sebald mixed fact and fiction in a ...Hollywood Reporter, 2 months ago
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