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Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me (1992) Directed by David Lynch One of the many positive effects of the impending return of Twin Peaks to the television airwaves is in bringing—on its 25th-anniversary year, no less—Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me back into wider public consciousness, thus opening it up to the reassessment it so richly deserves after its lackluster reception back in 1992. Naturally, David Lynch being the uncompromisingly idiosyncratic auteur that he is, the...
Julieta Directed by Pedro Almodóvar Opens December 21 Pedro Almodóvar is a cinephile par excellence, and as such has always paid homage to the directors whose work informed his sensibilities, from early John Waters camp (Pepi, Luci, Bom) to crushing Sirkian melodrama (All About My Mother). And yet, however referential his films can be, they have always felt distinctly Almodóvarian, as he’s one of very few filmmakers who has carved out their own space within the film...
McCabe & Mrs. Miller (1971) Directed by Robert Altman McCabe & Mrs. Miller, like so many Westerns, begins with a stranger riding into town under an opening-credits ballad: Leonard Cohen sings “The Stranger,” his light and unconsoling voice floating above spare guitar figures like someone looking for a place to be warm and not expecting to find it, as Warren Beatty, in a bearskin coat as wide as a doorway, approaches Presbyterian Church, a mountain-west...
Julieta played October 7, and plays again October 8 and 16, as part of the main slate of the 54th New York Film Festival. Sony Classics will release the film theatrically beginning December 21. Follow our coverage of NYFF 2016 here. Alice Munro, the author of the three stories on which he based his latest film, “inspired me to a different way of telling a story,” said director Pedro Almodóvar at the Q&A after the...

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