Welles Week: Now Streaming–Watch 11 Welles Classics on Amazon, Netflix, Hulu

Welles Week: Part One of Five Streaming Quick Picks: Directed by Orson Welles The Madison Film Forum will focus on the UW Cinematheque’s year-long Orson Welles: A Centennial Celebration series this week with articles and reviews to prepare you for what will be a great opportunity to see films by one of the great talents in the […]

Now Streaming: Watch 34 Tilda Swinton Films on Netflix, Amazon, Vudu

Streaming Quick Picks: Tilda Swinton As I watched Terry Gilliam’s The Zero Theorem for an upcoming “Missed Madison Review” entry, I realized that 2014 was a good year for Tilda Swinton’s costume and makeup teams. And looking at my Best of 2014 currently in draft stage, three of her four screen appearances this year appear […]

Streaming Quick Picks: Bong Joon-ho

Streaming Quick Picks: Bong Joon-ho As Jim and I have begun to discuss our “best films of the year” list (it’s never too early, right?), we have also been evaluating our selections for our Madfilm Meetups. Where the latter is concerned, one of my personal favorites would have to be Snowpiercer, from director Bong Joon-ho. Even […]

Streaming Quick Picks: Billy Wilder

Streaming Quick Picks: Billy Wilder The UW Cinematheque recently showcased two Billy Wilder films, Sunset Boulevard (or Sunset Blvd. for credits purists, 1950) and Fedora (1978), so we thought that some of you might want to follow up and see what Wilder films are currently available on streaming video. Wilder directed and co-wrote (with writing […]

Streaming Quick Picks: Jean-Luc Godard

Streaming Quick Picks: Jean-Luc Godard This week’s Director of the Week is presented in anticipation of the sole Madison screening of Jean-Luc Godard’s Goodbye to Language, a benefit for the UW Cinematheque at Marcus Point Cinemas, Thursday, November 13 at 7pm. So first things first: Get your tickets to Goodbye to Language now. Okay, now that […]

Streaming Quick Picks: Christopher Nolan & Matthew McConaughey

Streaming Quick Picks: Christopher Nolan & Matthew McConaughey This week, with Interstellar as our Madfilm Meetup, we here at the Madison Film Forum are giving you two artists for the price of one. Christopher Nolan We’ll start out with Christopher Nolan, a filmmaker who has made nine features whose epic nature (since Batman Begins, anyway) and […]

Streaming Quick Picks: Johnnie To

Streaming Quick Picks: Johnnie To While we often tie these posts into our Madfilm Meetups or any number of programs from other local venues, there are times when we want to highlight other filmmakers outside of events in a theater near you. This week, we look at the work of Hong Kong director Johnnie To Kei-Fung. When […]