An excerpt from J. Hoberman’s upcoming An Army of Phantoms.
Matt Zoller Seitz on the songs that belong to the movies.
British filmmaker Charles Jarrott, who directed Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Anthony Quayle, and Vanessa Redgrave to Oscar nominations, died on Saturday. He was 83.
For The Rumpus.net, Whit Coppedge recalls a scrambled object of desire.
For The Guardian, Hadley Freeman on the dark comedy of Werner Herzog.
A swimming eyeball that would please Darwin.
Ed Halter on the abstract machines of Manuel DeLanda.
Nasa scientist claims evidence of extraterrestrial life.
For MUBI, Daniele Rugo interviews Juliane Lorenz, director of the Fassbinder Foundation.
Below, 36 Hichcock death scenes all at once:
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