— John Sayles: Independent Salute to the veteran indie filmmaker includes screenings of such Sayles classics as “Return of the Secaucus Seven,” “Matewan,” “Brother From Another Planet,” “Lone Star,” “Limbo,” “Passion Fish” and “Eight Men Out.”
News and recent press releases
— The shrewd programmers at the American Cinematheque have dreamt up an engaging way to riff off the Oscar-nominated success of “Ford v Ferrari” by putting together a series called “Ford vs…” that pairs a John Ford film with a similarly themed work by another director
— Benjamin was one of the stars of “The Last of Sheila” along with Dyan Cannon. The two are reuniting for a screening of the film on Sunday evening at the American Cinematheque’s Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood
— Neon Sets U.S. Release Date For Black & White Version Of ‘Parasite’…the highly anticipated black and white version of the film will debut in Los Angeles at the Egyptian Theater January 31
— Review: ‘Varda by Agnès,’ a moviemaking masterclass in Agnès Varda’s final film
— Christopher Nolan Hopes Nitrate Print of ‘Rebecca’ Will Reestablish the Film’s Place in Hitchcock’s Legacy. “These screenings are all about seeing a work the way a filmmaker originally intended to show it,” Nolan said at a presentation at the Egyptian Theatre in LA.
— Charlize Theron Receives American Cinematheque Tribute And Gets Roasted By Two Seths – MacFarlane And Rogen
— Seth Rogen, Seth MacFarlane Roast Charlize Theron During Bawdy American Cinematheque Ceremony
— Elliott Gould Texted Steven Soderbergh About Making the Sequel to ‘The Long Goodbye.’ During a wide-ranging Q&A following a screening of Altman’s 1973 classic at LA’s Beyond Fest, Gould talked about his most iconic collaborations — and even a brief encounter with Alfred Hitchcock.
— Beyond Fest Lineup Includes ‘Parasite’, ‘Jojo Rabbit’, ‘Mister America’, More