Superstition tells us that bad things come in threes, but so do some good things, like when the Criterion Channel wants to highlight the essential works necessary to get to know a filmmaker by posting a collection of three films.
Director Kent Jones on his new documentary Hitchcock/Truffaut,
Hitchcock/Truffaut celebrates the meeting of two of cinemas greatest filmmakers. But is it a deep enough dive to satisfy cinephiles?
Enter to win run of engagement passes to see the documentary Hitchcock/ Truffaut, opening at the TIFF Bell Lightbox Friday Dec. 4.
Hitchock/ Trauffaut TIFF 2015 review .
A look inside the process of independently producing the newest format of web content: the video magazine. The Seventh Art offers an alternative to traditional film analysis with in-depth interviews, video essays and profiles achieved with a precision that makes them archival-worthy. Founder Christopher Heron talked to us a bit about the impetus behind the magazine and the state of online film exploration.
The words “nervous” and “anxious” do not do justice to what I was experiencing as I sat in what is probably the swankiest private screening room in Toronto (located in Yorkville’s Hazelton Hotel) waiting to interview the fantastic Mr. Bogdanovich. Since our camera fell through at the last minute, we were armed only with a Fostex FR-2 sound recorder, a microphone bigger than most modern cameras, and a hope that he’d appreciate the old-school nature of the apparatus.
Turner Classic Movies and Bell are bringing the Road to Hollywood tour to Toronto and we want to send five lucky winners and their guests to a very special screening of The Last Picture Show this weekend with director Peter Bogdanovich in attendance.