Fitz Fullerton, a Brooklyn livery-cab driver, describes what police did to him after he was stabbed by Maksim Gelman, the 23-year-old Ukranian immigrant who murdered four people during a 28-hour killing spree that ended on the No. 3 train near Times Square on Sunday.
According to Dennis Lim, writing for Artforum, this year’s International Film Festival Rotterdam had an overriding theme: urban sprawl.
Alan Sepinwall changed the nature of television criticism. But, Salon’s Josh Levin’s ponders: Can you be both a rabid fan and a thoughtful reviewer?
Also in Salon, Matt Zoller Seitz wonders if Glee can be saved.
Make MUBI your guide to what’s going on in Berlinale, now in progress.
Coming this May from the Criterion Collection: Fat Girl (Blu-ray), Smiles of a Summer Night (Blu-ray), Something Wild (DVD/Blu-ray), Diabolique (DVD/Blu-ray), Pale Flower (DVD/Blu-ray), The Great Dictator (DVD/Blu-ray), and Solaris (DVD/Blu-ray). Related, Criterion has beefed up their Hulu page with some incredible content.
Roger Angell, for The New Yorker, remembers what it was like to see films in 1939, Hollywood’s greatest year.
Now in progress: the For the Love of Film (Noir): The Film Preservation Blogathon. This fundraising blogathon is hosted by Ferdy on Films and the Self-Styled Siren to benefit the Film Noir Foundation. To donate, click here.
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