Bookmarks for May 10-14

The Man Gets Around at 102“Ridley Scott, the 72-year-old director of “Robin Hood,” was prevented by his recent knee surgery from making it to the Cannes Film Festival’s festival’s opening night bash Wednesday after the red carpet premiere, but 102-year-old Portuguese director Manoel De Oliveira turned up, circulating among the black-tie first-nighters...

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Criterion Co and The Auteurs Present: First Features

  Every month the Criterion Collection and The Auteurs website team up to put on an online festival of free streaming films from Criterion’s catalog. This month, the theme is debut features from directors like Agnès Varda (La Pointe Courte), Roman Polanski (Knife in the Water), Jane Campion (Sweetie), Samuel Fuller (I Shot Jesse James) and...

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Bookmarks for May 27th through June 8th

What we’ve been reading – May 27th through June 8th: Terminator Salvation highlights crisis in sci-fi | David Cox | Film …Why Terminator (And Blockbuster Sci-Fi) have missed the Zeitgeist by a parsec or two. Criterion ReflectionsOne Man attempts to watch the criterion catalogue in the order of each films original theatrical release. David...

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