It’s fitting that Gwen Stefani should open her Harajuku Lovers Tour with Debbie Deb’s “When I Hear Music” booming from a giant tower of speakers.
Of all the acknowledged masters of cinema, the Japanese director Mikio Naruse is perhaps the one least known in the West.
Slant Magazine sat down with the director to discuss the making and politics of HellBent.
The film is one for the ages, and in anticipation of its first-run release, we met with Sachs at his office in downtown Manhattan.
Two thousand and five will go down in the festival’s history as the year when the movies got a little crappier and the celebrities got a little crabbier.
When scurrying about film festivals, even non-juried ones like the Toronto International Film Festival, it’s best to keep your eyes on the prize.
As usual, the festival will be remembered equally for the films left outside its door.
These films highlight an area of the world that is as politically engaged as any other and whose voices insist on being heard.
Slant recently spoke with the director about Monty Python, Buñuel, the hardships of dark comedy and the elusiveness of perfection.
Slant's film editor ranks his favorite films from the silent era to the present.
Trust us when we say that you’ll enjoy this list. If you don’t, well, then you can take a sugar-frosted fuck off the end of our dicks.
The venue was filled with a mix of hardcore fans, label scouts, and curious out-of-towners.
Some believe that there’s simply no place for political commentary let alone a point of view in a film review.
Martha introduced herself and discussed, among other things, acting, feminism, and Oprah’s influence on her new song “TV Show.”
I’ve gathered three of Slant’s music boys to dish the dirt on the multi-octave songbird’s first nine releases.
I refuse to give the man the benefit of the doubt.
He took a break from his European tour to introduce himself to us and discuss composing, skinny-dipping, 19th century heroines, and Britney Spears.
Fret not if you couldn’t get to Park City this year, the New Directors/New Films series brings Park City to you!
The artist formerly known as the Artist seems to be blazing a trail for the future of wheeling and dealing.
It’s comforting to know that one of my favorite critics, David Edelstein, doesn’t take the Oscars very seriously.