An Antiwar Film for the Ages Returns to Theaters
Elem Klimov’s devastating chronicle of World War II, Come and See, is back on the big screen in a new restoration. Here’s what the critics have to say about this Soviet masterpiece.
Agnès Varda Looks Back on Life and Art in Her Newly Released Swan Song
Critics are praising the French New Wave icon’s joyous and reflective final film, which hits theaters in New York this week.
Three Weeks of Kiarostami
The late Iranian master takes the spotlight in a magisterial retrospective—the most comprehensive survey of his career ever mounted—opening today at New York’s IFC Center.
Two Stark Visions of the American Underbelly Hit the Big Screen
A new restoration of the groundbreaking vérité documentary Streetwise joins its companion piece, Tiny: the Life of Eric Blackwell, at New York’s Metrograph theater this weekend.
A Newly Restored Paris Struts Back into Theaters
Starting this weekend, Janus Films is putting Jennie Livingston’s extraordinary snapshot of Harlem’s drag balls of the 1980s back on the big screen.
Downbeat Demy in Connecticut
One of French master Jacques Demy’s starkest films screens at the Avon in a series of Gallic classics.
Ozu in the Underworld, with a New Live Score
One of Yasujiro Ozu’s lesser-known genre films, Dragnet Girl screens with an electronic score by the band Coupler next Tuesday in New York.
Lusty Pre-Code Hollywood in Tucson
Revel in Marlene Dietrich at the height of her stardom and artistry when Shanghai Express hits the big screen tonight at the Loft Cinema.
An Unseen Side of Orson
Mark Cousins’s illuminating new documentary about Welles’s work as a graphic artist premieres theatrically in New York this weekend.
Renoir’s Roundelay in Massachusetts
A shining model of humanism in cinema, The Rules of the Game screens at the Coolidge Corner Theatre, accompanied by a talk with a noted scholar.
David Byrne’s Wild Texas Odyssey Heads to Austin
Next week at the SXSW Film Festival, the Talking Heads frontman’s first and only feature film screens in our 4K restoration, with the director in attendance.
Shoestring Shakespeare in Chicago
A marvel of cinematic resourcefulness, Orson Welles’s low-budget take on Othello plays at the Gene Siskel Film Center next week, with an introduction by Jonathan Rosenbaum.
Notorious Sparkles Anew at the Wexner Center
Digital restoration artist Eric Luszcz introduces a screening of our new restoration of one of Alfred Hitchcock’s most perfect thrillers.
Cinema’s Ultimate War and Peace, Sumptuously Restored
The most lavish screen adaptation of War and Peace comes back to screens this week at New York’s Film Society of Lincoln Center.
A Globalized Kaurismäki in Toronto
This Friday, critic Girish Shambu appears at the TIFF Bell Lightbox to introduce Aki Kaurismäki’s warmhearted fable Le Havre, the first film in his trilogy about the refugee crisis in Europe.
Gothic Roeg in Cambridge
This Saturday, a double feature at the Brattle Theatre highlights the dark side of the late, great filmmaker.
Jackie Chan Rumbles in Brooklyn
Two action classics that made Jackie Chan one of the biggest stars in the world are coming back to theaters this week in new restorations.
A Harold Lloyd Twofer in Los Angeles
Two of the great silent comedian’s best-loved films screen together at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art next Tuesday.
Get into the Groove in Augusta
Travel back to the dawn of the eighties with The Last Days of Disco, playing today at Augusta University in a series of screenings celebrating its writer-director.
The Wealthy Gone Wild in Indiana
Luis Buñuel skewers high society in his audaciously experimental late-career satire The Exterminating Angel, playing at the Indiana University Cinema this week.
Ruthless Ronin in Massachusetts
Often imitated but never duplicated, Akira Kurosawa’s genre-bending samurai classic Yojimbo plays tomorrow in the Coolidge Corner Theatre’s After Midnite series.
A Heartwarming Slice of Pagnol, Newly Restored
By turns funny and touching, Marcel Pagnol’s The Baker’s Wife—which Orson Welles hailed as a “perfect movie”—opens for a weeklong run at Film Forum this Friday.
Jacques Tourneur Strikes Fear in New York
One of the all-time scariest creature features kicks off a three-week-long tribute to the director at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
Candy-Colored Fassbinder in Madison
Rainer Werner Fassbinder skewered the emptiness of capitalist values in Lola, a fifties-set homage to Josef von Sternberg’s The Blue Angel, playing this Sunday at the University of Wisconsin.