Polanski: Wanted and Desired

Jim Emerson on the Polanski case: What I found most provocative and disturbing about “Wanted and Desired,” though, was its depiction of the ways in which Polanski’s perverse playboy image, his work, and his lifelong proximity to horror, also weighed ...

Those are a few of the names on the Petition for Roman Polanski, spotlighting the precise reason this incident is important to the international film community: By their extraterritorial nature, film festivals the world over have always permitted works to ...

Kim Masters reported recently that there was some controversy surrounding the ending of Polanski: Wanted and Desired that caused a shake though not a stir. The film, which will be released in theaters July 11th (even though it already played ...

Polanski: Wanted and Desired is a rich and intriguing experience, from the archival footage of the post-Manson murders Polanski as well as images and interviews recalling the trial itself. The film doesn’t take sides so much as present a part ...

It’s finally here. Into the doldrums of pre-summer comes a white hot Oscar prospect. Polanski: Wanted and Desired (which really did have an ever-so-brief qualifying run in theaters) airs on HBO starting this evening. The Los Angeles Times just gave ...

New York Times critic Manohla Dargis saw the Roman Polanski doc when it briefly appeared in a few theaters in New York and Los Angeles in order to qualify for the Oscars. Dargis writes: “Wanted and Desired,” which opened on ...

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