Howie Movshovitz appears in the following:
Saturday, June 24, 2017
One of the greatest French filmmakers alive, Bertrand Tavernier, has turned his attention to French movies with a new, personal documentary called My Journey Through French Cinema.
Saturday, March 25, 2017
After the Storm is the latest from internationally revered Japanese writer/director Hirokazu Kore-eda. Like his last several films, it deals with a family going through death and divorce.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
The Salesman is the latest work by celebrated Iranian filmmaker Asghar Farhadi. Based on Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman, the film explores the life of a young couple in Tehran.
Saturday, July 09, 2016
Kiarostami began making films in 1970 and continued after the 1979 Islamic Revolution. His work helped make Iranian cinema a major international force. The director died Monday in Paris at age 76.
Sunday, April 10, 2016
In 1964, the silent film master and the celebrated playwright made a film together. It was Beckett's first movie — and it showed. Notfilm tells the story of their collaboration.
Thursday, October 08, 2015
Iranian filmmaker Jafar Panahi is banned from making movies — yet he continues to make them and get them out of the country. His Taxi won the top prize at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Sunday, July 12, 2015
Joshua Oppenheimer's sequel to the award-winning documentary The Act of Killing follows an optician seeking to confront the men who killed his brother during the Indonesian genocide.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
Friday, December 19, 2014
The new film from British director Mike Leigh, Mr. Turner, takes up an historical figure: iconic British painter JMW Turner. But it also incorporates another theme of Leigh's: the hum...
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Filmmakers Alex and Andrew Smith knew American Indian writer James Welch — he was a family friend. But as non-Native Americans, they had concerns about adapting his iconic novel, Winter in the Blood.
Saturday, March 22, 2014
French filmmaker Bertrand Tavernier has done some serious work. In The Clockmaker, a man's adult son commits an act of terrorism. In 'Round Midnight, an aging jazz musician struggles with addictions. And Sunday in the Country is about a man visiting his aging father.
But Tavernier's new film, The French ...
Sunday, February 16, 2014
Martin Scorsese fell in love with Polish movies when he was in college.
"The images have stayed in my head for so many years, since the late '50s," he says. "I close my eyes, I see them, especially from Ashes And Diamonds, from The Saragossa Manuscript. They're very vivid, expressive, ...
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
He's got a round, affable face and large, black, hipster glasses. He's smartly dressed in a blazer and button-up shirt. He looks straight into the camera, talking, singing, smoking and drinking — just him, for upward of 90 minutes.
"It only hurts when you think of it," he says, his ...
Sunday, March 31, 2013
Cristian Mungiu became the poster boy for the Romanian New Wave when his film 4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days took the top prize at the Cannes International Film Festival in 2007. Like that film, Mungiu's latest turns an unblinking camera on two troubled young women in a dysfunctional ...