Riefenstahl was the star and muse of the German director Arnold Fanck, largely remembered for his daredevil mountain films.
Author Archives: J. HOBERMAN
Is Ms. Varda’s long unavailable feminist musical as divisive as it was 1977? Watch it now in a new 2K digital restoration and decide.
Newly restored, Sergei Parajanov’s ravishing masterpiece is out on Blu-ray and available for streaming.
Ernst Lubitsch’s long unavailable “Rosita” is a gorgeous valentine to the movie industry, now newly restored by the Museum of Modern Art.
“After Hours,” Mr. Scorsese’s 1985 comedy, is showing at midnight at the IFC Center.
Emile de Antonio’s documentary about Vietnam landed in 1969, right in the middle of the still-developing disaster.
Fuller’s two-fisted mob film, “Underworld U.S.A.,” out on Blu-ray, harks back to Lang, a Fuller favorite.
Olivier Assayas’s “Cold Water” follows two French adolescents on the road to nowhere. It is finally getting a theatrical release in the United States.
Argentina’s leading filmmaker specializes in elusive, off-kilter work. In person, she’s much blunter.