Bold, impassioned, ecstatically beautiful, Shane Carruth's Upstream Color -- a lyric reverie on loss, love, and various invasions of the body -- was in a class by itself at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. Well, let's say it was a class shared by a more conventional but no less heady consideration o ... More >>
On the 50th anniversary of Les Films du Losange, the French indie production company established by the recently deceased -- and sorely missed -- filmmaker Eric Rohmer and his colleague Barbet Schroeder, LACMA presents two new prints of rare Losange treats. Both are female buddy pictures, and a trib ... More >>
Just because it made loads of money, stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, and features a three-titted mutant doesn't mean Total Recall isn't ruggedly individualistic art. Just look at its outsider pedigree: Total Recall was loosely based on a 1966 short story from the flushed mind of Philip K. Dick, produce ... More >>
This post is by Doug Cummings, author of the world cinema blog FilmJourney.org.
Since 1996, the annual City of Lights, City of Angeles film festival has offered a week of North American and world premieres of new French films along with an array of public discussions and events. It's known ... More >>