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Tag: Manoel de Oliveira
Manoel de Oliveira had entered history long before dying
Thoughts on Portugal’s greatest filmmaker, who died last week at 106
A half century of CIFF milestones, from Scorsese’s debut to Lee Daniels’s achievement award
The Reader digs through the Chicago International Film Festival’s archives to assemble a time line covering the fest’s 50 years.
Darren Aronofsky’s Noah tells the story by the book
Darren Aronofsky’s Noah is immersed in Judaic literature.
Weekly Top Five: Un Certain Regard winners
Highlights from the Cannes Film Festival’s Un Certain Regard section.
Rare Manoel de Oliveira screens at Facets this Saturday
Previewing Saturday night’s midnight screening of The Cannibals (1988)
Cosmopolis and other talking books
Thinking about movies where everyone speaks the same way in light of David Cronenberg’s faithful Don DeLillo adaptation
Best of 2011, number 6: The Strange Case of Angelica
Our year-end review continues with Manoel de Oliveira’s The Strange Case of Angelica.
This Week’s Movie Action
New reviews and notable screenings in this week’s issue.
European Union Film Festival, Week Four
FESTIVAL European Union Film Festival The 14th European Union Film Festival continues Friday through Thursday, March 25 through 31, at Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State, 312-846-2800. Tickets are $10, $7 for students, and $5 for Film Center members. Following are selected films screening; for a full schedule see siskelfilmcenter.com. 9:06 Igor Sterk’s 2009 […]
The Reader’s Guide to the 45th Chicago International Film Festival: Week One
Selected films making their Chicago premieres at the festival through Thursday, October 15
Feliz aniversÃ¡rio, Manoel!
The axiomatic Portuguese director turns 100.
Why do critics hate Oliveira’s The Convent so much?
Rosenbaum on Oliveira; Oliveira at Film Center
Portuguese filmmaker Manoel de Oliveira is the subject of a Film Center retrospective and a new Film Comment essay by Jonathan Rosenbaum.
Hou Hsiao-hsien swallows his visual cues … and gets away with it.