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Film of the Week: Child of God

By Jonathan Romney on Jul 30, 2014

James Franco flirts with the abject and the elegiac in his portrait of a Southern Idiot Boy

Book Review: Alternative Movie Posters

By Adrian Curry on Jul 29, 2014

In case you missed it: Matthew Chojnacki's book shows that the art of the movie poster isn't dead

Kaiju Shakedown: Kinji Fukasaku

By Grady Hendrix on Jul 28, 2014

Birth of a nation: the classic yakuza pentalogy Battles Without Honor and Humanity as guide to postwar Japan

Review: Letter to Momo

By Allegra Frank on Jul 28, 2014

Creature feature: Hiroyuki Okiura's affecting Ghibli-esque anime wears its heart, and its influences, on its sleeve

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Bombast: I Love Don Weis

By Nick Pinkerton on Jul 25, 2014

From fantasias to football ballets to M*A*S*H, the prolific career of director Don Weis

Festivals: NewFest

By Matthew Connolly on Jul 24, 2014

It's not just gay, white, metropolitan guys: the 26th edition of NewFest spans the past and present of the LGBT experience

Rep Diary: Seventies Domestic Discontent

By Abbey Bender on Jul 22, 2014

Each unhappy in its own way: Film Comment Selects Double Feature of Portnoy's Complaint and Diary of a Mad Housewife screens tonight!

Film of the Week: Mood Indigo

By Jonathan Romney on Jul 17, 2014

Novel ideas: is it possible to adapt Boris Vian's surreal 1946 book L’Écume des jours? Michel Gondry tries (maybe too) hard

Critical Dialogue: Boyhood

By Malia Haines-Stewart on Jul 17, 2014

Richard Linklater's bittersweet temporal experiment is lauded not just for what it does, but for what it doesn't do

Festivals: Il Cinema Ritrovato

By David Filipi on Jul 16, 2014

The 28th edition of Cineteca di Bologna's annual celebration of film preservation provides another superb round of first looks at the past

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Dead Birds

From the Winter 1964 issue: Robert Gardner writes about his landmark documentary, Dead Birds

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