In 2006, some big Hollywood hitters came out to play, by which we mean Clint Eastwood, Martin Scorsese and Michael Mann. Each of their recent films are highly represented in our 2006 World Poll, but, signif...
Mann’s film is more than a mere transposition of the 1980s television series onto the big screen; it extends the thematic and stylistic complexities of Mann’s œuvre in ways that, at first, may seem less than apparent.
The recent release on DVD of the long-lost and unlamented Collections Privées has Murray exploring the labyrinthine world of Walerian Borowczyk’s remarkable episode, “L’Armoire”, based on a short story by Guy de Maupassant.
The fabled Israeli filmmaker speaks at length about his cinema, the tortured history and politics of the Middle East, his interest in landscape, architecture, and the stories of people caught within and between State-imposed geo-political boundaries.
French critics coined the term Nouvelle Vague Allemande in response to the rise of a new wave of filmmaking in Germany. In this wide-ranging interview, the filmmaker and co-editor of the magazine Revolver discusses the current state of German cinema in the light of its history, and the cultural and æsthetic ideas that impact on his films and thinking.