Oct 24, 2013
John Cassavetes - Five Films: BD Review
One of Criterion's most extensive standard-def compilations gets the Blu-ray push with John Cassavetes: Five Films , and even cinephiles particularly resistant to the filmmaker will have trouble not responding to the aesthetic and cultural import of the thing.
The New Yorker
Richard Brody: John Cassavetes returns to BAM.
Raising money for his first, improvised feature by going on a radio talk show, later putting his own money into his movies, filming family and friends at his home in dramas that erupt with a spontaneous vehemence, John Cassavetes set the practical and artistic paradigms for independent filmmaking.
This fall at Doc Films: heavy-hitters and hard-to-find classics
Every Doc Films program contains at least a few must-see movies, but the autumn calendar contains an embarrassment of riches.