Wes Anderson and Kent Jones talk about Pedro Almodóvar

Criterion just published a nice conversation between New York Film Festival director Kent Jones and Wes Anderson. The topic is Pedro Almodóvar, who just got a few new releases in Criterion. I leave you some quotes by Wes Anderson in it. You can read it completely here, for example to find out what Almodovar film is …

Glenn Kenny Reviews Mr. Fox

As we reportedly earlier, he’s quite fond of the film. One of the consolations of art is that it can be used to remake the world, up to a point. And this consolation applies as much to the artist doing the remaking as it might to the consumer of the resultant art product. “Wes Anderson …

The (Mr.) Foxy cover of Film Comment

The November/December 2009 issue of Film Comment features Mr. Fox on the cover and a great article about the film by Kent Jones on the inside. Pick it up at your local bookseller or buy it directly from the Film Society of Lincoln Center. The great folks over at Film Comment (Twitter) sent over an …

indieWire: Scorsese’s Saves The World (Cinema)

Martin Scorsese is saving world cinema, or trying anyway. The goal of his new World Cinema Foundation, with Kent Jones as its executive director and allied with Criterion and the Auteurs,  is “preserving and promoting films from around the world.” The Foundation, which has four films in this year’s Cannes Classics section at the Festival …

HBO Films Directors Dialogue with Wes Anderson

We are, of course, still worried about Owen, but we would like to pass on this exciting information. There will be an HBO Films Directors Dialogue with Wes Anderson hosted by Kent Jones @ The Times Center on W. 41st with a Young Friends of Film reception to follow. Tickets are $16 and $40 which …