In both films, death both threatens to throw a society into disarray and serves as a possible corrective for corruption.
Michelangelo Antonioni’s film is an inquiry into the modernist concern of what art is and how it affects life.
The piercing supplements manage to contextualize an essential film without smothering it with over-explanation.
La Notte remains at once the most bracingly concrete and amorously diffuse of Michelangelo Antonioni’s films.
Art cinema was changed and, in some sense, defined by Michelangelo Antonioni’s spatially-oriented filmmaking.
With Knight of Cups, Terrence Malick achieves the sense of stylistic ossification that many accused his last feature, To the Wonder, of embodying.
Cinephiles can finally quench their thirst for metonymic mastery by viewing the entirety of Antonioni’s modernist trilogy in stunning 1080p high-definition.
Antonioni’s film remains a fascinating, occasionally prophetic snapshot of a young filmmaker figuring out his political and aesthetic ideologies.
The final film in Antonioni’s modernist trilogy comes to Blu-ray with a sparkling transfer and the same solid extras found on Criterion’s old DVD.