DON MALCOLM ON REDISCOVERING ANDRÉE CLÉMENT

by Anastasia Lin (The maestro of the “lost continent” continues to astonish those of us “out there in the dark” with the hidden treasures of French film noir. His “keeper” Anastasia Lin captures his latest discovery—the “Goth Girl” of 1940s French cinema getting her centennial close-up at a “one night stand” on Thursday, July 26 […]

FRENCH NOIR IN THE SPRING, TOO? INCROYABLE!

A Date with Double Exposures: Don Malcolm’s “Gallic Evangelism” Reaches A Fever Pitch As He Aims for 101 French Noirs in 5 Years… AS TOLD TO OWEN FIELD An increasing fraction of the “noiristas” who travel from the Castro Theatre (lone dowager of San Francisco’s once-abundant “movie palace” tradition) to the upstart Roxie are grasping […]

THE FRENZY OF FRENCH 5 AND ITS FABULOUS FIXATION ON THE FRENETIC FIFTIES (part two)

 An exoneration by Anastasia Lin including conversation snippets with Don Malcolm [EDITOR’s NOTE: We return to the freewheeling discussion between Anastasia Lin and Don Malcolm that focuses—mostly, at any rate—on the twenty rare films being screened in THE FRENCH HAD A NAME FOR IT 5, the singular series that starts at the Roxie Thursday evening November […]