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More Ways of Seeing

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More Ways of Seeing

This week we’re reading Greg Tate on MLK/FBI, Ian Christie on the decadence of early British cinema, and Reverse Shot’s 2020 top ten.

By David Hudson

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Perspectives on Lynne Sachs
Perspectives on Lynne Sachs

Film About a Father Who is the centerpiece of this month’s virtual retrospective.

By David Hudson

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Gothams, Polls, and Lists
Gothams, Polls, and Lists

Nomadland has triumphed on the first big night of awards season.

By David Hudson

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Michael Apted’s Project of a Lifetime
Michael Apted’s Project of a Lifetime

Apted’s lasting legacy will be the Up series, one of the most moving and influential works of nonfiction ever made.

By David Hudson

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New Issues for a New Year

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New Issues for a New Year

A new Cinema Scope is out, along with the first issue of Screening the Past in well over a year.

By David Hudson

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Remembering Joan Micklin Silver
Remembering Joan Micklin Silver

The director overcame anti-Semitism or misogyny to make such unique films as Hester Street and Chilly Scenes of Winter.

By David Hudson

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The Most Anticipated Films of 2021
The Most Anticipated Films of 2021

Along with new features from Pedro Almodóvar, Lynne Ramsay, and Todd Haynes, the new year will bring series directed by Barry Jenkins, Sofia Coppola, and Wong Kar Wai.

By David Hudson

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Best of 2020: Beyond the Rankings
Best of 2020: Beyond the Rankings

Alongside the traditional top tens, critics are offering imaginative pairings and lists of the best audiovisual essays and title sequences of the year.

By David Hudson

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December Books
December Books

This month we’re reading David Bordwell on the Massive Auteur Monograph, Rachel Kushner on Marguerite Duras, and Adam Gopnik on early animation.

By David Hudson

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Restaging Resistance

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Restaging Resistance

From Marlene Dietrich to Tsai Ming-liang, it’s a varied and wide-ranging bunch this week.

By David Hudson

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A Hybrid Lineup for Sundance 2021
A Hybrid Lineup for Sundance 2021

Edgar Wright, Sion Sono, Nanfu Wang, Robin Wright, and Ben Wheatley are among the filmmakers premiering new work next month.

By David Hudson

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2020 Polls, Lists, and Awards
2020 Polls, Lists, and Awards

Steve McQueen’s Small Axe has emerged as one of the major cinematic events of the year.

By David Hudson

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The 2020 National Film Registry Inductees
The 2020 National Film Registry Inductees

This year’s selection features a record number of films directed by women and people of color.

By David Hudson

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The World Streams In

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The World Streams In

A new Film Quarterly, a Reverse Shot symposium, and the return of Artavazd Pelechian are among this week’s highlights.

By David Hudson

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New Directors/New Films 2020
New Directors/New Films 2020

Twenty-four features from around the world offer a remedy for cabin fever.

By David Hudson

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All the Way to City Hall
All the Way to City Hall

Frederick Wiseman’s documentary ranks high in the latest round of lists of the best films and television of 2020.

By David Hudson

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Soderbergh, Streep, and the Situation
Soderbergh, Streep, and the Situation

As early reviews of Let Them All Talk come in, Steven Soderbergh discusses the state of the movies following the collapse of the theatrical window.

By David Hudson

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Shifting Ground

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Shifting Ground

A landmark week for the industry has us looking back to past periods of tumult and change.

By David Hudson

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Jean-Luc Godard at Ninety
Jean-Luc Godard at Ninety

One of cinema’s preeminent directors is currently at work on two new projects.

By David Hudson

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2020: The Listing Begins
2020: The Listing Begins

The new Artforum features top tens from John Waters and Amy Taubin as more best-of-2020 lists pop up in Time and Sight & Sound.

By David Hudson

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Anthology Celebrates Fifty Years
Anthology Celebrates Fifty Years

Anthology Film Archives presents its inaugural program, tributes from around the world, and its plans for the future.

By David Hudson

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Long Views from a Short Week

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Long Views from a Short Week

A talk with Claudia Weill, a new issue of Cineaste, and an appreciation of playback singer Asha Bhosle are among this week’s highlights.

By David Hudson

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Alexander Nanau’s Collective
Alexander Nanau’s Collective

One of the most widely praised documentaries of the past year tells a local story with immediate and global relevance.

By David Hudson

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Ma Rainey’s Acting Showcase
Ma Rainey’s Acting Showcase

The new adaptation of August Wilson’s Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom stars Viola Davis and features the final performance from Chadwick Boseman.

By David Hudson

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