Antonioni’s ‘La Notte’: The death of a marriage has never looked better

Now playing in L.A. in a digital restoration: Seen today, Antonioni's stylish drama about a marriage on the verge of collapse is a welcome reminder that a filmmaker doesn't need a shaky digital camera to convey intimacy or emotional honesty. Read more [...]

‘La Grande Bouffe’: the movie that shocked Cannes, 40 years ago

Forty years ago this month, La Grande Bouffe was a succès de scandale at the Cannes Film Festival. Jury president Ingrid Bergman reportedly vomited after seeing the movie; people spat on the director as he exited the screening. How does the shock value hold up today? Read more [...]