Edited by Aaron Hillis
Nicholas Ray's magnum opus gets a revival
A street party close to home
Claire Denis is not afraid
all photos by Per Billgren This past weekend in Monticello, New York the third annual All Tomorrow's Parties New York took place. Here are some snapshots of the people we met.
From Meek's CutoffMidway through the Venice film festival, the competition is notable for a pair of features by American women: Sofia Coppola's Somewhere and Kelly Reichardt's Meek's Cutoff -- both minimalist, open-ended exercises in myths debunked and protagonists lost. Evidently inspired ... More >>
The mighty Rammellzee, street-art legend and the pioneering rap eccentric behind "Beat Bop," has passed away. Though confirmed by Fab 5 Freddy, the details of his death remain sketchy, which is oddly appropriate, as even in life he was difficult to pin down. His legends are hip-hop canon, but they ... More >>
Talking with the independent filmmaker on the eve of When You're Strange
He's good with choirs and 21st-century masses, too
I often wonder if the legends born out of CBGB ever get tired of talking about CBGB. Certainly, at last night's Tribeca Film screening of Burning Down The House: The Story of CBGB, the "Behind the Screens" panel of Tommy Ramone, ex-Talking Heads drummer Chris Frantz, director Mandy Stein, and Jes ... More >>
Reporting live from Kutsher's, starring a loud-as-hell My Bloody Valentine
Rivette's Céline and Julie Go Boating opens a tribute to that other French festival
Cristi Puiu's first feature, like his acclaimed second, is all about the trip
Latin-American filmmakers push through the 'Three Amigos' Effect
Hal Hartley and Luke Wilson offer similarly (and predictably) self-reflexive films. What else might they have in common?
Nostalgia fever continues as the experimental-film community looks back at its 'lost generation.' But what's next?
Jeremiah Lockwood makes the ancient modern and the mythological real
Game boys (and girl) shoot down A.D.D. in comedy of inertia
Stocked with old favorites, a conservative Cannes proves Newton's Third Law of Motion
Left of the Dial
What Tarantino missed (and Jarmusch got) about the Wu
Mourning Has Risen for Independent Film
United by Real and Fake Blood, Screamin Jays 57+ Kids Creep Toward Closure
Hardest Movie Quiz Answers Revealed