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Kent Jones – Val Lewton: The Man in the Shadows (2007)

Narrator: Martin Scorsese.
Nowhere else on television is such a genuine love for filmmaking consistently on display as in the Turner Classic Movie documentaries, especially when they have the audacity to stretch beyond household-name stars and directors. So it is with Martin Scorsese’s heartfelt tribute to Val Lewton, the producer responsible for such movie-buff fare as “Cat People” and “I Walked With a Zombie.” As always, the doc is linked to a retrospective of the subject’s work, and “The Man in the Shadows” more than achieves its objective of stoking interest in Lewton’s filmography. Read More »

Kent Jones & Martin Scorsese – A Letter to Elia [+Extras] (2010)


A very personal film by Martin Scorsese about the role of films Elia Kazan for the American cinema and for him personally.
Additionally, attending twenty-minute interviews with the actors who starred in Kazan’s movies, and his wife. Read More »