Departures April 09, 2014
by Scott Tobias
Robert Altman didn’t seem like a logical directorial choice for a big-budget, family-friendly musical adaptation of Popeye, but the film still fits snugly into his career.Continue Reading
Departures February 05, 2014
When filmmakers from abroad visit America, they tend to find angles on the country that native directors would never consider. Michelangelo Antonioni’s sole film made on American soil is no exception.
Departures September 25, 2013
For his first and only English-language film, Truffaut took on Ray Bradbury’s science-fiction classic. Hated in its day, it’s the perfect example of why even the maligned films of a great director deserve investigation.
Departures July 10, 2013
A period adaptation of Edith Wharton's novel found Martin Scorsese turning his attention to a different type of gang—one just as ferocious and status-obsessed as the Mafia of Goodfellas and Casino.