If there’s one thing I and my contemporaries in the field of film criticism disagree on, it’s the work of director Terrence Malick. Everyone I’ve spoken to thus far regards him as one of the finest directors working, bringing something unique and truly mesmerising to
After looking at the winners and one big loser from Cannes 2019, it’s time for Eclectica to return to its B-sides series where we look back at recent films that we weren’t able to cover at the time of their release, and this week are
It’s a podcast that has been forty years in the making – which makes it even stranger that we ended up recording it on Bonfire Night! This week the Eclectica gang get together for a chat about the latet Orson Welles’s extremely late-period film “The
In scale alone it’s the extra of the year: Criterion UK’s new release of Terrence Malick’s 2011 Palme d’Or winner The Tree of Life comes with a bonus disc featuring a completely new cut of the film. From start to finish, Malick was the driving
We were warned this was coming. On Instagram Peter Deming, who shot The Return (as well as Lost Highway and Mulholland Drive) said that episode 8 would be unlike anything else you’ve ever seen. In the comments, Sky Ferreira and Amy Shiels said they’d heard
Released on DVD and download by StudioCanal, the history of Terrence Malick’s Song to Song goes back to the summer of 2011, when attendees at Austin, Texas’s famous South by Southwest music festival saw the director filming Ryan Gosling and Rooney Mara in the crowds.
If you’re a man of a certain age who remembers getting strange feelings when their parents let them watch the dinosaur movie on TV, then you already know whether or not you should buy StudioCanal’s Blu-Ray of One Million Years B.C. Don Chaffey’s film has
Film history tends to invite less counterfactual speculation than military or political history, but here’s one for you: what if Ivan’s Childhood, now reissued by Curzon Artificial Eye, had never been made? Because that really did come close to happening. During production, source author Vladimir