In Search of Lost Art
Here's a first-world problem: heavy, allegorical sci-fi
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The full transcript of our conversation with the recently returned director
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Art imitates life as U.S. directors command this year's fest, with only China rivaling for celluloid domination
Too hot to deal? Take shelter in the cool and dark of the matinee.
Only in the early '70s could Elliott Gould have been a matinee idol. Since then? The Brooklyn schlemiel's long goodbye.
A rich repertory selection saves the year for cinephiles
Geopolitickin' and an East Asian invasion highlight the 43rd New York Film Festival
IFC indahouse: A Village theater reopens, but not without controversy
Omni-bust: Wong's early climax can't make up for a spent Soderbergh and a flaccid Antonioni
Cinematic campaigning: This fall, filmmakers assault the status quo at a theater near you
Michael Moore and Spider-Man fight evil in two new summer blockbusters
Hopscotching chronology elevates New Age mysticism in a heart transplant melodrama
Doomsday Visions and Ugly Americans at the Cannes Film Festival
The Influence of Anxiety
The Critics Speak
Let One Hundred Edits Bloom
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly