In the living room of his cozy home in the hills above Los Angeles, Werner Herzog has a quiver of brightly colored arrows from a tribe of Amazon Indians he […]
A few weeks into the making of Her, Spike Jonze’s new flick about romance in the age of artificial intelligence, the director had something of a breakthrough. After poring over the […]
More than any other Korean director, the films and reputation of Kim Ki-duk have been characterized by a sense of disconnect. Kim himself disavows any commonalities with other Korean filmmakers […]
Two years after being expelled from the Cannes film festival after joking he was a Nazi, Lars von Trier is back with a bang – or rather a series of them. The Danish director’s latest production contains scenes of oral sex, anal sex and threesomes, together with an extended montage of penis types. Detractors be warned: Denmark’s arch provocateur shows no sign that he is mellowing with age.
If you told Jacques Tati that his flight was delayed, he’d say terrific – and settle down to watch what he considered “the best movie of the year”: people passing by. Observation gave the director all the material he needed for the four films he made over three decades.
“I have no desire to make films for any kind of specific audience,” the independent and uncompromising American filmmaker Jim Jarmusch has declared. “What I want to do is make […]
It used to be that Terrence Malick moved at merely geological speed from one project to the next. But just two years after the last film, his colossal, and colossally divisive The Tree of […]