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