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 [...]

Lights, camera, inaction: ‘L’avventura’ returns, in glorious 35mm

This week a new 35mm print of Antonioni’s breakthrough L’avventura plays at the Cinefamily in L.A. It’s a great way to revisit — or discover — a vision that initially prompted boo’s and catcalls at the 1960 Cannes Film Festival, but which rapidly came to be understood as a turning point in cinema history. Read more [...]