We lost a legend this week with the death of legendary filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami. Not every moviegoer may know his name, but anyone serious about this art form should. That’s one of the key points discussed in this week’s episode of Screen Talk, in which deputy editor and chief critic Eric Kohn is joined by senior film critic David Ehrlich (subbing for Anne Thompson, who’s on vacation). The duo also discuss Ehrlich’s recent experiences at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival and why Steven Spielberg’s “The BFG” flopped at the box office.
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