Win-Win: James Benning and Richard Linklater talk sculpting time in DOUBLE PLAY

by Max Goldberg

First a word for Cinéma, de notre temps , the longstanding series of filmmaker studies of which Gabe Klinger’s Double Play  is the latest. Launched as Cinéastes de notre temps  in 1964 by André Labarthe and Janine Bazin (André’s wife), the program presented critically engaged, in-depth interviews of film directors akin to The Paris Review ’s celebrated “Art of Fiction” feature. Unabashedly auteurist, the French series was dedicated to the notion that cinema is best understood by its singularities. Continue reading