Archive for the 'Movies Monday' Category

Movies Monday: A fresh look at German cinema in the Weimar Republic era (1919-1933)

Monday, April 9th, 2018

Click Here to Read: A fresh look at German cinema in the Weimar Republic era (1919-1933) By Bernd Reinhardt on on World Socialist Website on April 3, 2018,

Movies Monday: Ground Hog Day

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Click Here to Read:   Groundhog Day @ 25 Years: 1993-2018: What Does It Take To Get Out Of A Very Bad Negative Rut? by Dr. Sandra E. Cohen on her Characters on the Couch blog on April 1, 2018.

Movies Monday: Ingmar Bergman

Monday, March 26th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  48 Ingmar Bergman Films Ranked: Film Forum’s retrospective marking the centennial of the Swedish auteur’s birth includes 48 of his films, which we’ve dutifully ranked from best to worst Craig Hubert on the HyperAllergic website on February 7, 2018.

Click Here to Read: Ingmar Bergman: IN MEMORY by Roger Ebert on the REgoerEbert website on July 30, 2007.

Click Here to Read: Persona review – Ingmar Bergman’s enigmatic masterpiece still captivates: Bergman’s sensually brilliant 1966 film about a mute actress and her psychiatric nurse is an endlessly questioning and mysterious disquisition on identity Peter Bradshaw on the Guardian website on December 29, 2017.

Click Here to Read: A Solitary Ingmar Bergman on Life, Love and Death, in Documentary Style: BERGMAN ISLAND By STEPHEN HOLDEN in The New York Times on December 6, 2006. (more…)

Movies Monday: Call Me By Your Name

Monday, March 19th, 2018

Click Here to Read: Call me By Your Name: I Am You. You Are Me. I Will Find Myself In You. Will I Feel Everything? by Dr. Sandra E. Cohen on her Characters on the Couch blon on March 15, 2018.

Click Here to Read: A Boy’s Own Desire in ‘Call Me by Your Name’ By Manhola Dargis in The New York Times November 22, 2017.

Click Here to Read: ‘Call Me By Your Name’ is among the best movies of the year By Ann Hornada in the Washington Post on December 14, 2017.

Click Her to Read: Call Me by Your Name: Academy Award-winning film from Luca Guadagnino By Hiram Lee on the World Socialist Web Site on March 18, 2018. (more…)

Movies Monday: The Death of Stalin

Monday, March 12th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  Armando Iannucci’s The Death of Stalin: A fatally ill-conceived “black comedy” By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on March 9, 2018.

Click Here to Read:  The Slapstick Horror of ‘The Death of Stalin’: By Manhola DargAis in The New York Times on March 8, 2018.

Click Here to Read: The Death of Stalin Movie Review by Glenn Kenny on the Roger Ebert website on March 9, 2018.

Click Here to Read: ‘The Death of Stalin’ Review: Political Satire on Dictators, Corruption Draws Blood: Armando Iannucci’s hilarious, profane comedy about (more…)

Movies Monday: Ida

Monday, February 26th, 2018

Click Here to Read: ‘It You Could Lick My Heart it Would Poison You’ Is Pawel Pawlikowski’s new film ‘Ida’ the Polish answer to ‘Aftermath,’ or a story of Jewish suffering and sacrifice? By J. Hoberman on the Tablet website on April 30, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Culture Desk: “Ida”: A Film Masterpiece By David Denby on the New Yorker on May 27, 2014.

Click Here to Read:  Ida Reviewed by Godfrey Cheshire on the Roger Ebert Website on May 2, 2014.

Click Here to Read:  An Innocent Awakened: ‘Ida,’ About an Excavation of Truth in Postwar Poland By A. O. Scott in The New York Times on May 1, 2014. (more…)

Movies Monday: Wormwood

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Click Here to Read:   The Bitter Secret of ‘Wormwood’ by Tamsin Shaw in the New York Review of Books on January 18, 2018.

Click Here to Read:  Wormwood by Brian Tallerico on the Roger Ebert website on December 15, 2017.

Click Here to Read: ‘Wormwood’ Confirms That Errol Morris Is Our Great Cinematic Sleuth By A.O. Scott in The New York Times on December 14, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Wormwood Is an Amazing Story About a CIA Murder Mystery by Matt Zoller Seitz on the Vulture website on December 14, 2017. (more…)

Movies Monday:  The Shape of Water

Monday, January 8th, 2018

Click Here to Read:  The Shape of Water: A Psychoanalyst’s Thoughts On: A Girl’s Muteness, A Creature’s Aggression, & Seemingly Magic Cures in Film by Dr. Sandra E. Cohen on her Characters on the Couch blog on January 4, 2018.

Click Here to Read: ‘The Shape of Water’ Is Altogether Wonderful By A.O. Scott in The New York Times on November 30, 2017. (more…)

Movies Monday: Bill Nye: Science Guy

Monday, January 1st, 2018

Click Here to Read: Bill Nye:  Science Guy Movie website.

Click Here to Read: ‘Bill Nye: Science Guy,’ a Portrait of a Fighter for Facts By Andy Webster in The New York Times on  October 26, 2017.

Click Here to Read: ‘Bill Nye: Science Guy’: Host of ’90s kids show turns his crusade to climate-change deniers By Lora Grady in the Washington Post on November 16, 2017. (more…)

Movies Monday: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Monday, December 11th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Anger and Blame: How Does The Buck Finally Stop? by Dr. Sandra E. Cohen on Her Characters on the Couch Blog on December 7, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Frances McDormand’s Cry for Justice: Martin McDonagh’s “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” gives the actress her greatest role since “Fargo” by By Anthony Lane in The New Yorker in the December 13, 2017 Issue.

Click Here to Read: ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’: Frances McDormand is at her quirky humane best as a grieving small-town mom who goes to extremes in Martin McDonagh’s meditation on loss, rage, and the war dance between the sexes By Owen Gleiberman in Variety Magazine on September 4, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Frances McDormand Rules, But Martin McDonagh’s “Three Billboards” Proves Too Forgiving by April Wolfe in The Village Voice on November 8, 2017. (more…)

Movies Monday: The Two of Us

Monday, December 4th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Two of Us (1967 film) on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Review of the Two of Us by Roger Ebert on the RogerEbert website on August 25, 2005.

Click Here to Read:  The Two of Us Reviewed By Renata Adler in The New York Times on February 20, 1968.

Click Here to Read: The Two of Us by Felicia Feaster on the Turner Classics Movies website.

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Movies Monday: The Bicycle Thief

Monday, November 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Bicycle Thief reviewed by Roger Ebert on the RogerEbert website on  March 19, 1999.

Click Here to Read: The Bicycle Thief (1948) on the TCM website.

Click Here to Read: Bicycle Thieves by Peter Bradshaw on the Guardian website on December 18, 2008.

Click Here to Read:  Vittorio De Sica’s ‘The Bicycle Thief,’ a Drama of Post-War Rome, Arrives at World By Bosley Crowther in The New York Times on December 13, 1949.

Click Here to Read: ‘The Bicycle Thief’ More than 60 years later, the Italian film hasn’t lost its dramatic pull by Kenneth Turan in the Los Angeles Times on January 08, 2010.

Click Here to Read: The Bicycle Thief: Made with a cast of principals who were picked up in Rome’s streets and had never before faced a camera, and with a story [from a novel by Luigi Bartolini] incredible in its simplicity as a basis for a 90-minute film, the picture is a pure (more…)

Movies Monday: It

Monday, November 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Could The Success Of ‘It’ Movie Help Encourage Fear Of Clowns? by Dory Jackson on the International Business News wbsite on September 12, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Review of It by Christy Lemire on the RogerEbert Reviews website on September 8, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Stephen King’s ‘It’: Visual flair and a solid cast keep Andy Muschietti’s patchy Stephen King adaptation afloat.
By Andrew Barker on the Variety Website on September 5, 2017.

Click Here to Read: How Does the New It Movie Deal With Stephen King’s Orgy Scene? by E. Alex Jung on the Vulture website on September 8, 2017,

Click Here to Read: Review: ‘It’ Brings Back Stephen King’s Killer Clown By A. O. Scott in The New York Times on September 6, 2017

Click Here to Read: Slick and Entertaining, It Can’t Match the Horror of Stephen King’s Classic By Stephanie Zacharek in Time Magazine in September 8, 2017.

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Florida Project: How A (Seemingly) Happy Life Can Shatter

Monday, November 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Florida Project: How A (Seemingly) Happy Life Can Shatter Review by Dr. Sandra E. Cohen on her Characters on the Couch blog on November 9, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  The Florida Project Is One of 2017’s Best Films: Sean Baker’s follow-up to Tangerine includes career-best work from Willem Dafoe and a breakout performance by 7-year-old Brooklynn Prince by David Sims in The Atlantic Monthly on October 5, 2017. (more…)

Movies Monday: Lion

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Lion: Where is Home? A Lost Boy, Adoption, Two Mothers & Jalebi Clues by Dr. Sandra E. Cohen on her Characters on the Couch blog on November 2, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Lion reviewed by Susan Wloszczyna on the Roger Ebert website on November 24, 2016

Click Here to Read: Lion Movie Review by Renuka Vyavahare in the Times of India website on February 23, 2017,

Click Here to Read: Film Review: ‘Lion’: Dev Patel stars as an Indian orphan who uses Google Earth to find his way back home in Garth Davis’ directorial debut By Peter Debruge on the Variety website on September 10, 2017. (more…)

Movies Monday: Wonderstruck

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Wonderstruck: How Todd Haynes Builds Bridges Out From Lonely Worlds by Dr. Sandra E. Cohen on her Characters on the Couch blog on October 26, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Wonderstruck Reviewed by Christy Lemire on the RogerEbert website on October 20, 2017.

Click Here to Read: ‘Wonderstruck,’ Todd Haynes’s Imitations of Life By Manhola Dargis in The New YorK Times on October 19, 2017. (more…)

Movies Monday: The Big Sick

Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Whose Life Is It Anyway?: Fear Of Breaking Old Rules Can Make You Sick Too Review of the Big Sick by Dr. Sandra E. Cohen on October 9, 2017.

Click Here to Read: ‘The Big Sick’: A winning relationship comedy and major breakthrough for director Michael Showalter and co-writer/star Kumail Nanjiani By Geoff Berkshire on the Variety Website on January 20, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Review: In ‘The Big Sick,’ Comedy Is Hard, Love Harder Review of The Big Sick By Manhola Dargis in The NEw York Times on June 22, 2017. (more…)

Movie Monday: Baby Driver

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Want to Change? You’ve Got To Stop Running From the Past: Review of Baby Drive  by Dr. Sandra E. Cohen on her Characters on the Couch website on October 12, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Baby Driver reviewed by Brian Tallerico on the Roger Ebert Reviews website on June 26, 2017.

Click Here to Read: In ‘Baby Driver,’ It’s Kiss Kiss, Zoom Zoom Review of Baby Drive by Mahola Darghis in The New York Times on June 27, 2017. (more…)

Movies Monday: Stronger

Monday, October 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Stronger: Flashbacks and Triggers: The Jeff Bauman Story: Remembering PTSD  Reviewed by Sandra Cohen on her Characters on the Couch blog on October 5, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Stronger Reviewed by Brian Tallerico on the Roger Ebert Reviews website on September 22, 2017.

Click Here to Read and View:  Stronger Film Review by Deborah Young on the Hollywood Reporter website on September 8, 2017.

Click Here to Read and View:  Jake Gyllenhaal gives a powerful, lived-in performance in Stronger: EW review by Leah Greenblatt in Entertaiment Weekly on September 21, 2017. (more…)

Movies Monday: Mother!

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: MOTHER!: Narcissism? Yes. But, Mother Earth … I Don’t Think So by Dr. Sandra E. Cohen on her Characters on the Couch Blog on September 28, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Review of Mother! by Brian Tallerico on the Roger Ebest Reviews on September 15, 2017.

Click Here to Read:   Mother!’s Ending: What Does It All Mean? All of your burning questions about the Darren Aronofsky-directed horror movie, answered. by Julie Miller on the Vanity Fair website on September 15, 2017. (more…)