Why It's Impossible to Recreate a Film Shot by Shot
The parsing on this site by Rachel Arons of Steven Soderbergh's mash-up of the two "Psycho"s - Alfred Hitchcock's and Gus Van Sant's - gives rise to questions about the substance of style and the meaning of form that are latent in virtually every movie and explicit in some of the great ones.
Spring 2014 Cinema Classics Series Gets Rolling at the Midtown Art Cinema
The Landmark Midtown Art Cinema is kicking off its spring "Cinema Classics" series tonight, and Atlanta movie fans are once again in for a treat.
There's a moment in Jeffrey Eugenides' third novel, "The Marriage Plot," where one character, an overzealous self-important film student, details the youthful need to "kill the father" -- to overcome the influence of, and outclass, the defining artists in one's field.
France Knows How to Give Out Movie Awards
France's Oscars, the Csar Awards , are being given out tonight in the Thtre du Chtelet , a Haussmannian hulk which predates the cinema by more than three decades and which is now a classical-music hall.
Breathless (1960) (Blu-ray) Criterion Collection
The whole French New Wave thing sometimes gets maligned by movie fans. The cliche image is a bunch of good-looking people sitting around smoking cigarettes while ruminating about their angst and/or their ennui.
Nob Hill Gazette
Film and fashion are ingrained in the American subconscious. Together they're a powerful force that can influence our personal style choices more than we realize.
Cool DVDs/downloads this week: 'Breathless' and more
I already have Criterion's edition of the 1960 classic from a few years ago, but this week it gets the Blu-ray/DVD treatment.
Maxine Ashley - 'Perpetual Nights'
'Perpetual Nights' is the hypnotically seductive, upbeat release from Maxine Ashley, one of the most understated yet ear-pleasingly catchy cuts in her repertoire.
'Alphaville' review: Jean-Luc Godard's vintage genre mash-up returns to the big screen
Anna Karina and Eddie Constantine star in Jean-Luc Godard's 1965 science fiction-film noir mashup "Alphaville."
Urban Planner: February 11, 2014
Comedy: Comedian Kenny Robinson wants to teach you about the side of black history that your school didn't tell you about.