Watch: Martin Scorsese on The Films of Rossellini, Cassavetes, Minnelli and More

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More than any other American director working today, Martin Scorsese retains perhaps the most encyclopedic set of knowledge when it comes to his cinematic forbearers. Two years ago, Fast Company distilled 85 references made throughout the course of a four hour interview on Hugo, and…  Read more


NYFF Announces Spotlight on Documentary Selections: Films From Maysles, Blank, Scorsese

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The New York Film Festival took some haranguing after announcing the inclusion of only one documentary in their Main Slate a week ago. Rectifying matters is their Spotlight on Documentary lineup, which features new works from Albert Maysles, Les Blank, Frederick…  Read more


Trailer Watch: Guiseppe Makes a Movie (Red Band)

Dongo and Gayle in Giuseppe Andrew's In Our GardenDongo and Gayle in Giuseppe Andrew's In Our Garden

From Cinelicious Pics comes this trailer for Adam Rifkin’s Guiseppe Makes a Movie, a portrait of the Ventura, CA-based no-budget cult filmmaker Guiseppe Andrews. Rifkin has known Andrews for 15 years, back from the days of Detroit Rock City, Said…  Read more


A Guide to the World of Film Podcasts

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A few years ago I was doing a 30-minute internet radio show and decided one day to re-purpose it as a podcast. I thought, why not? Public radio shows like This American Life and Radiolab were doing it. I was…  Read more