This week on the MUBI Podcast, the irreplaceable experience of seeing rare, highly-flammable nitrate prints projected.
Jordan Peele’s sci-fi thriller offers a piercing critique of mass entertainment and the costs it exacts on filmmakers and audiences alike.
FREE CHOL SOO LEE arrives in US theaters on August 12, with a nationwide screening event on August 17. Coming soon. A MUBI Release.
After plunging into the sea in LEVIATHAN and cannibal testimony in CANIBA, the documentarians explore surgery and the human body.
‘This Much I Know to Be True’ Review: Nick Cave Prepares for the Stage The New York Times
"I followed the activist life in the tradition of direct cinema, seeking to catch the richness of the faces and the dialectic."
Our exclusive Q&A with Alexis Langlois, where we discuss his two films showing exclusively on MUBI, TERROR, SISTERS! and THE DEMONS OF DOROTHY. Stream them here.
Q&A with Alice Diop | WE (NOUS) Le Cinéma Club
Film at Lincoln Center and Cinecittà present Beware of Dario Argento: A 20-Film Retrospective, a retrospective of the iconic Italian horror director’s influential feature films, 17 of them premiering in brand-new 4K restorations, with the director in person for select screenings. Presented in collaboration with Italian Cultural Institute. Sponsored by MUBI.
It’s in the unsettling, eerily prophetic ideas it dishes out that Cronenberg’s latest body-horror foray finds its most shocking material.
FRIENDS AND STRANGERS Review: G’day, Mates The New York Times
Pieces of life are brought together in an attempt to grasp something of life in the inner cities and suburbs of modern-day France. A commuter train appears to connect different worlds, but is there such a thing as ‘we’ in our fragmented societies? Alice Diop's WE is coming soon to MUBI.
The actor of TRANSIT, UNDINE, and GREAT FREEDOM discusses his life and career leading up to his rising stardom.
Director of THE HANDMAIDEN and OLDBOY, Park Chan-wook returns with his next masterpiece DECISION TO LEAVE. Starring Tang Wei (LUST, CAUTION) and Park Hae-il (THE HOST) and screening in competition in Cannes. Coming soon. A MUBI Release.
"I believe that this intimate journal can help us to dream again—both here and there, or anywhere—of a future..."
DECEPTION. Philip is a famous American writer living in exile in London. His mistress comes regularly to see him in his office, a refuge for the two lovers. They make love, argue, reconcile, and talk for hours—about the women who mark out his life, sex, antisemitism, literature, and remaining true to oneself.
GREAT FREEDOM. In post-war Germany, liberation by the Allies does not mean freedom for everyone. Hans is imprisoned again and again under Paragraph 175, a law criminalizing homosexuality. Over the course of decades, he develops an unlikely yet tender bond with his cellmate Viktor, a convicted murderer.
DECEPTION Review: Verbal Fetishism The New York Times
The Italian director discusses his Venice prizewinner, a reenactment of a real-life descent down one of the world’s deepest caves.
MUBI has already been amassing festival titles ahead of what could be another Cannes shopping spree.
GREAT FREEDOM. Unearthing heartrending chapters of queer history in post-war Germany, Sebastian Meise’s moving drama harnesses the healing power of intimacy that blooms in defiance of systematic oppression. Franz Rogowski mesmerizes with a powerhouse performance in this absorbing tale of resilience and resistance.
Mahamat-Saleh Haroun discusses his newest film Lingui, one of the best-reviewed movies of the year and one that is now especially timely.