Tag: andreitarkovsky

Blu-ray Review: Criterion Cannot Illuminate the Multitudes Within Tarkovsky's STALKER

Stalker is my Ulysses. It is a totemic work in my understanding of its respective art form, but one that I "get" only in glimpses and echoes. This will be my third time seeing the film, and I am heartily...

Criterion in July 2017: Albert Brooks' LOST IN AMERICA, Rossellini's War Trilogy, Tarkovsky's STALKER, Bresson's L'ARGENT

The Criterion Collection's slate for July 2017 sells itself, to be honest. Albert Brook's Lost in America is one of my personal, all-time favorites. Others may prefer Andrei Tarkovsky's Stalker, Roberto Rossellini's War Trilogy, or Robert Bresson's final film L'argent....

Seasonal Ruminations: Melbourne Cinematheque And Tarkovsky's Prose

Regarded as amongst the few true poets of the cinema and, in the West, one of the greatest Russian director of the post-World War II era. A truly unique and influential body of work that is visually breathtaking, elemental, lyrical...

LA Happenings: Andrei Tarkovsky, SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD, Stan Brakhage

Get the scoop on special and repertory screenings happening this July 19th weekend and beyond in Los Angeles. ...

ScreenAnarchy Talks UPSTREAM COLOR

Shane Carruth's followup to his stunning debut Primer expands to additional theatres this week (and will be available for download and streaming May 7). Our own Eric Snider reviewed the film at Sundance, suggesting that "Upstream Color is interesting; it just...

NYC Happenings: The Middle Ages Come To Anthology Film Archives!

Any New York reader will know that it's always a treat to visit the Anthology Film Archives in the East Village. Starting this Thursday, April 11th and running through June 9th, AFA has a good dozen plus films playing that'll...