Tag: rainerwernerfassbinder

Criterion in October 2018: SISTERS, SHAMPOO, THE PRINCESS BRIDE, Fassbinder and More

The Criterion Collection certainly walks its own path in making films available on Blu-ray. In October 2018, for example, traditionally a month when distributors focus on horror titles, Criterion will be issuing only one thriller that might fall into that...

Criterion in January 2017: HIS GIRL FRIDAY, FOX AND HIS FRIENDS, SOMETHING WILD, BLACK GIRL

Criterion will begin the new year by releasing four films, one from the 1940s, two from the 60s and one from the 70s. His Girl Friday leads the pack, and it's an interesting choice for a company known for its...

Now on Blu-ray: Wolf Gremm's KAMIKAZE '89, A Neon Noir With Rainer Werner Fassbinder

Arthouse film fans will know the name Rainer Werner Fassbinder as one of the great guiding lights of the German new wave in the '70s and '80s. However, he also acted quite a bit throughout those years, mostly in his...

Film Movement Classics Set to Release Classics KAMIKAZE '89 And ONCE WERE WARRIORS on Blu-ray in September

Indie film distributors Film Movement are gearing up to release a pair of highly anticipated Blu-rays in their Film Movement Classics line this September. Film Movement first made a name for themselves as a monthly subscription service by which fans...

Crowdfund This: KAMIKAZE '89 Re-Release For Lost Fassbinder Star Turn

Rainer Werner Fassbinder was a madly prolific filmmaker, completing some 40 features, plus three short films, plus more than one television series, plus two dozen plays and more and more, all in less than 15 years. Fassbinder was also an...

Rotterdam 2016 Interview: Udo Kier Talks Rainer Werner Fassbinder, Lars von Trier And Past And Present Roles

While roaming the screen rooms and adjacent spaces in Rotterdam, ScreenAnarchy had the honor to sit down with acting cult icon Udo Kier, who was there to promote his latest endeavor, Austrian miniseries Altes Geld, in which he portrays a...

Sundance Speed Dating with... LOVE IS STRANGE Writer/Director Ira Sachs

Ira Sachs has been bringing queer cinema to the screens since 1996, making him one of the few pioneers who have challenged the status quo of Hollywood's (and the indie world, for that matter) white, hetero-dominant stories. For this year's...

Fassbinder's WORLD ON A WIRE Coming To The TIFF Bell Lightbox June 17th And 19th

Take note, Toronto area cinephiles and scifi geeks: A seldom seen classic is coming to the TIFF Bell Lightbox and you've got just two chances to see it.Rainer Werner Fassbinder's 1973 science fiction effort World On A Wire - originally...