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 >>