Jacques Becker's Touchez pas au grisbi welcomed Jean Gabin back from a career slump, and I'm hoping its appearance on Blu-ray from Kino welcomes Jean Gabin to the screens and hearts of a new generation of cinephiles.
The Criterion Collection has announced what they'll be releasing in November.
The Criterion Collection recently released Alan J. Pakula's 1971 film Klute, starring Jane Fonda and Donald Sutherland.
George Saunders returns to The New Yorker with his new story "Elliott Spencer."
Here are some books coming out in August that I am excited about.
Trevor and Betsy look at Alice Munro's "Nettles," from Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage.
Uwe Johnson's Anniversaries begins on August 21, 1967. I'll be hosting a readalong starting August 21, 2019. Please come inside and see what's going on!
This week's New Yorker story is Elizabeth Strout's "Motherless Child," a return to the world of Olive Kitteridge.
Sergei Bondarchuk's seven-hour adaptation of War and Peace was recently released by The Criterion Collection. It is a masterpiece, a phantasmagoria of philosophy and drama.
The Criterion Collection announced today that they are releasing Godzilla: The Showa-Era Films, 1954-1975, a 15-film boxset, hitting shelves on October 29.