The Films of Luc Moullet (Facets): One of the French New Wave’s founding members is anthologized here: Seven films ranging from intellectual comedy to cinema-besotted romance, plus a few weirdo docs by the film critic who never quite made a name for himself on these shores.
Woman is the Future of Man (New Yorker): World-cinephiles who have caught on to hot Korean talents like Chan-wook Park and Ki-duk Kim can get in on the ground floor with director Sang-soo Hong, a director who hasn’t yet received much attention despite this festival favorite about a skewed love triangle.
Robert Rauschenberg’s Open Score (Microcinema): First in a series documenting nine 1966 art/theater/music NYC happenings, this one offers the painter experimenting with sound technology, trippy film projection, and, um, a live tennis match.
SUMMER VERHOEVEN CAMP: Starship Troopers (Sony), Showgirls (MGM), Basic Instinct (Lionsgate): A trio of hot-weather sleazefests, the third now offering its every scandalous frame on Blu-ray, that will stop at nothing — nothing! — to remind you what filmmaker Paul Verhoeven was doing before he returned to semi-legitimacy with Black Book.