Restorations rule the roost, with Siskel’s smorgasboard smacking on “Detour,” “Wings of Desire” and “Andrei Rublev,” while the Music Box goes yo-ho-ho for thirty-five with the Christmas Singalong, “White Christmas” and “It’s a Wonderful Life.” And Clint Eastwood, at 88, directs himself once more as a wizened, if not wise codger daring the law.
Taking the bitter with the sour in a memorable portrait of a pair of criminal curmudgeons.
Disparate interviewees appreciate Buster Keaton.
Schnabel’s work speaks passionately for itself. The ecstatic bests the tragic.
Bloody farce by the brothers Coen.
Fast and furious and Chicago-set and shot.
Maria Callas in her own words.
The blood of Germany. Generations of witches. Dance, dance, dance!
A celebration of Orson Welles’ joie de vivre in the face of stupid setback atop stupid setback
Robert Redford’s smile remains gentle grace.