Today's NYFF report is a doubleheader from our Nick Pinkerton: a pair of long looks at the old and the new.
The Tiger of Eschnapur
Directed by Fritz Lang
Screened Tuesday, October 2nd
Still functioning today in the 17th arondissement, Paris' Cinéma MacMahon -- the subject of a seven-film sideba ... More >>
One of the key members of French new wave, Claude Chabrol died this weekend at age 80, having made nearly as many movies -- almost all of them thrillers -- as years he lived.
Like his colleagues Francoise Truffaut, Jean-Luc Godard, Jacques Rivette, and Eric Rohmer, Chabrol was a film critic ... More >>
A few months back, we noted an interesting discrepancy in the New York Times coverage of the last New York Film Festival.
While critics A.O. Scott and Stephen Holden were unusually harsh in their characterization of the festival as a whole -- the "grimmest in memory," "a high-minded form of ... More >>
Avant-garde filmmaker Werner Schroeter died April 12 in Kassel, Germany -- although his death, of complications following an operation for cancer, was only reported here yesterday in Dave Kehr's New York Times obit.
The missing link between the New York underground and West Germany's neue k ... More >>
Our veteran film critic J. Hoberman is filing regular dispatches from this year's Cannes Film Festival. It's day three and, so far, Hoberman has been underwhelmed. But more importantly, has he found those wild strawberries?
Andrea Arnold's Fish Tank: the 15-year-old embodiment of a bad attitude
A ... More >>