This week in the NY Times, a look at the “First Ladies: Early Women Filmmakers” series from Kino, which includes Lois Weber’s allegorical oddity “Hypocrites” (an oddly allegorical moment is shown above). And there’s a new digitally restored and remixed version of Gregg Araki’s Angry Young Gay Man movie of 1992, “The Living End.”
Joe Baltake has a heartfelt plea to Sony to free Jack Lemmon on his site, The Passionate Moviegoer. Why do some movies just seem to disappear — in this case, nine of the fourteen films Lemmon made under his Columbia contract? There are no obvious answers, and the studio is silent.