Restoration and Revisionism

In their joint commentary track on the Masters of Cinema DVD/Blu-Ray release of the newly restored Metropolis, David Kalat and Jonathan Rosenbaum express some concern that this new version will cause the disappearance of all previous versions. Why should this be a problem? After all, the “restored” Metropolis is the closest we’ll ever get to […]

Blasts from the past

Ghosts of Television Past, part one

DVD of the Week:
The Moment of Truth (1965) by Francesco Rosi

The political cinema of Costa-Gavras

Entering Other Worlds, part 1