Thursday, June 9, 2016

News and Notes: June 2016


To commemorate the Champ's passing, Michael Mann's 2001 biopic Ali will return to select theaters this weekend.





Democracy comes to television! A new site called I'd Watch That gives us ordinary folks a chance to watch TV show pilots and vote for what we'd like developed. You can even upload your own content for consideration.





The new TCM/Criterion joint venture FilmStruck will feature essays and behind-the-scenes content produced by Film Comment magazine.  The streaming service will launch this fall and is shaping up to be a cinephile's dream.





Finally. check out some wonderfully graphic views of America from Japanese artist Hiroshi Nagai







2 comments:

Paul van Yperen said...

Great header!

Paul van Yperen said...

And I'm very interested in the Film Comment initiative. Sounds really innovative.

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