Thursday 13 August 2020

Nostalgia Time - Links to The Top Posts on Film Alert over the last year featuring Peter Hourigan, Adrian Martin, Tom Ryan, John Baxter, David Stratton, David Hare, Rod Bishop and more...

Youssef Chahine

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Streaming on Netflix - Peter Hourigan alerts cinephiles to the availability of twelve titles by the Egyptian master Youssef Chahine

Defending Cinephilia (3) - Adrian Martin gathers up Five Cinephilic Things of 2019

Melbourne International Film Festival (Online) - Tom Ryan takes exception to MIFF censoring its selection

Caroline Proust, Spiral

Streaming on SBS On Demand - SPIRAL (Series 7, France 2019)

On YouTube - John Baxter retrieves from obscurity the first sci-fi musical JUST IMAGINE (David Butler, Fox, USA, 1930)

Melbourne International Film Festival (online) - David Stratton has some thoughts about MIFF's decision to withdraw THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN (Sandra Wollner, Austria, 2020) from its program

The Future Cinema - Filming starts on Tom Waits' biopic. Read the crucial correspondence that made it happen...

Streaming (free) the near-complete works of major indie film-maker Mark Rappaport - The Munich Film Museum steps up.

Xavier Dolan

The Current Cinema - Rod Bishop examines the career of Xavier Dolan (after viewing THE DEATH AND LIFE OF JOHN F DONOVAN, Canada, 2018)

Lancelot du Lac

On Blu-ray - David Hare recommends LANCELOT DU LAC (Robert Bresson, France, 1974)

John Baxter ponders the life and career of John Barrymore and his pre-code movies SVENGALI (Archie Mayo, USA, 1931) and THE MAD GENIUS (Michael Curtiz, USA, 1931)

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