"There's no question that film holds a special place in my life. It's like the difference between acrylic and oil in painting. Acrylic is a lot more convenient, but there's something about the smell of oil, the texture of oil, waiting for the oil to dry. Film is the origin and the basis of the entire art form."
"You never want a film like this to be well-timed... But I think the lessons that AIDS activists teach us are still needed. I think we're going to need a movement."
—LGBTQ activist David France, director of How to Survive a Plague, with a moving message on World AIDS Day.
"Watching Michelle Williams, listening to her questions and her answers… watching her know, step-by-step, where that person was at at every moment: what kind of haircut she would have, what kind of wardrobe when she was ready to go out in the world… the specificity was beautiful to observe, to work with, and to be a part of."
We spoke to Kenneth Lonergan during the Festival about his... View details ⇨
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"Whatever it is, Elle pertains to the bestial, to the collective dream of culture which Verhoeven shadow puppeteers expertly. The reptilian brain. The snake in your pants. Vagina dentata. Fucking like bunnies."
Essential reading from Fiona Allsun Duncan on Paul Verhoeven's Elle.