Control Yourself October 7, 2017

Harry Knowles, Harvey Weinstein, what’s-his-face from the “Honest Trailers.” I’m pleased that so many of these guys who are experiencing sexual harassment-related PR disasters lately are people I’ve never liked. I’m still a little crestfallen, though, to hear about Joss Whedon’s dirty laundry.

I’ve been dragging my heels too long on creating the NYFF Index. It’s finally here.

New Releases
Faces Places (Agnès Varda & JR, France, 2017, 22 reviews)
The Florida Project (Sean Baker, United States, 2017, 23 reviews)
Brawl in Cell Block 99 (S. Craig Zahler, United States, 2017, 11 reviews)
Blade Runner 2049 (Denis Villeneuve, United States, 2017, 7 reviews)
Our Time Will Come (Ann Hui, China/Hong Kong, 2017, 3 reviews)

NYFF 2017
Dragonfly Eyes (Xu Bing, China, 4 reviews)

Cinema of the Past
L’Enfant secret (Philippe Garrel, France, 1979, 5 reviews)
Shanghai Express (Josef von Sternberg, United States, 4 reviews)
Festival (Murray Lerner, United States, 3 reviews)
Vampyr (Carl Theodor Dreyer, Germany, 18 reviews)
Creepshow (George A. Romero, United States, 5 reviews)
The Little Hours (Jeff Baena, United States, 2017, 5 reviews)
David Lynch: The Art Life (Jon Nguyen, United States, 2016, 5 reviews)

New Pages Added This Week (24)
Our Time Will Come (Ann Hui, China/Hong Kong, 2017)
The Leisure Seeker (Paolo Virzi, United States, 2017)
From the Drain (David Cronenberg, Canada, 1967)
Rabid (David Cronenberg, Canada, 1977)
Spider (David Cronenberg, Canada, 2002)
Mimi (Claire Simon, France, 2003)
Ismael’s Ghosts, Director’s Cut (Arnaud Desplechin, France, 2017)
Piccadilly (Ewald André Dupont, United States, 1929)
Death Race 2000 (Paul Bartel, United States, 1975)
Great Day in the Morning (Jacques Tourneur, United States, 1956)
The Third Lover (Claude Chabrol, France, 1962)
Ophélia (Claude Chabrol, France, 1963)
Who’s Got the Black Box? (Claude Chabrol, France, 1967)
The Unfaithful Wife (Claude Chabrol, France, 1969)
Blood Relatives (Claude Chabrol, Canada, 1978)
Story of Women (Claude Chabrol, France, 1988)
The Eye of Vichy (Claude Chabrol, France, 1993)
L’Enfer (Claude Chabrol, France, 1994)
The Swindle (Claude Chabrol, France, 1997)
By Candelight (James Whale, United States, 1933)
Show Boat (James Whale, United States, 1936)
The Road Back (James Whale, United States, 1937)
Human Resources (Laurent Cantet, France, 1999)
The Class (Laurent Cantet, France, 2008)

Images: Faces Places, L’Enfant secret.

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