Oskar Roehler's artful biopic of Rainer Werner Fassbinder tries to capture the German filmmaker's spirit to varying degrees of success.
Beginning with his feature debut Young Törless, Schlöndorff showed himself interested in examining the gray area of morality.
From Da 5 Bloods to Batman, here's what we were loving this month.
born in Denmark and always in possession of a haunted Nordic beauty and that delicate accent when she worked in French, she brought a lack of specificity to his investigations of post-war Paris and its soulless commercialism with her roles in films Alphaville (her most iconic) and Made In USA; but in films like the Rivette film in this collection, she also displayed enormous depths of warmth and sensitivity, while showing off a canny intelligence in movies like Fassbinder’s Chinese Roulette.
An update on every cinephile's favourite collection, one that will always have a special spot on our Dork Shelf.