For years considered the rising star of Japanese animation, Makoto Shinkai has more than arrived today as a consummate genius of the form and the auteur behind the highest-grossing anime of all-time, 2016’s YOUR NAME.
The most vicious street fighter of the Cahiers du cinema writers turned the tenderest and most emotionally direct of the New Wave critics-cum-filmmakers, often represented by the same few key works—here Truffaut the multifaceted artist is on display in all his range.
Great movies don’t have age restrictions, so there’s something for everybody and anybody to enjoy at Playtime, including cats and pratfalls, Tramps and Oncles, a sweet songbook, and Rodents of Unusual Size. Every Saturday and Sunday at 11am—bring the family!
This weekend: Isao Takahata's THE TALE OF THE PRINCESS KAGUYA.
Over fifty when his debut feature, Kids, was released to a clamor of controversy in 1995, the polarizing Clark has remained to this day an ageless enfant terrible, exemplifying the spirit of adolescent rebellion and, to cite the title of one of his infamous photography collections, teenage lust.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' year-long residency at Metrograph is a monthly series showcasing film prints from the Academy Film Archive, home to one of the most diverse and extensive motion picture collections in the world. Coming up in September: Women in Indie Animation
When it comes to Dario Argento, the stylist supreme of horror cinema, one might first think of an insidious mood, of piercingly intense colors, of a scrap of haunting music or a set piece in which the camera sets off on its own inexplicable course or an act of violence at once shocking, sensuous, and beautiful.