Archive for the 'Movies Monday' Category

Movie Monday: Toni Erdmann

Monday, February 6th, 2017


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Maren Ade’s award-winning Toni Erdmann: Slaves to modern global business By Bernd Reinhardt on the World Socialist Website on January 9, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Maren Ade: ‘Toni Erdmann’s humour comes out of a big desperation’ The German writer-director on how her dad inspired her surprise hit comedy-drama, why the Golden Globes was bizarre and why she won’t do a US remake on the Guardian website on January 21, 2017. (more…)

Movies Monday: Off The Rails

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View: Off The Rails Trailer on the Off The Rails Movie website.

Click Here to Read: Review of Off The Rails by Scott Jordan Harris on the RogerEbert.com website

Click Here to Read: Film Review: ‘Off the Rails’ by Dennis Harvey on the Variety Website on November 11, 2016.

Click Here to Read: ‘Off the Rails’: Film Review by John DeFore in The Hollywood Reporter website on May 31, 2016; (more…)

Movies Monday: Denial

Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Click Here to Read: ‘In the post-truth era we must fight the deniers even harder’ Deborah Lipstadt, played by Rachel Weisz in the movie Denial, tells the story of how she went to court to defend herself against the Holocaust denier David Irving by Deborah Lipstadt in the Times of London on January 23 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Rachel Weisz makes heavy weather of Holocaust courtroom drama:
Despite its pedigree – with a top-notch cast and a script by David Hare – this drama about the real-life libel case involving disgraced historian David Irving never comes to life by Nigel M Smith ont he Guardian website on September 12, 2016. (more…)

Faces Of Abuse: Portrait Of A Couple A Psychoanalytic Study Of The Film: A Woman Under The Influence

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Faces Of Abuse: Portrait Of A Couple A Psychoanalytic Study Of The Film: A Woman Under The Influence by Anita Weinreb Katz, Ph.D. in (1997). Psychoanalytic Review, 84(5):753-767.

Movies Monday: Shoah

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Claude Lanzmann: the man who stood witness for the world: He lived a remarkable life: a French resistance fighter, a friend of Jean-Paul Sartre and lover of Simone de Beauvoir. Yet he is best known for his epic film, Shoah, the definitive oral record of those who survived the Holocaust. Now, aged 87, he tells his own extraordinary story by Claude Lanzmann on the Guardian website on March 3, 2012.

Click Here to Read: Shoah (film) on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Review of Shoah by Roger Ebert on the RogerEbert.com website on December 29, 2010. (more…)

Movies Monday: Downfall

Monday, January 9th, 2017

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Click Here to Read:  Downfall on Wikipedia.

 

Click Here to Read: Downfall Movie Review by Roger Ebert on the RogerEbert.com website.

Click Here to Read: Downfall Review by Kim Newman on the Empire Review website on January 1, 2000.

Click Here to Read: Now the Germans have their say: A new movie about Hitler’s last days is the latest from a generation of German film-makers determined to face up to their country’s legacy of shame by Sue Summers on the Guardian Website on March 19, 2005. (more…)

Movie Monday: Rogue One

Monday, December 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Rogue One: Does it really “stand alone”? By Matthew MacEgan on the World Socialist Web Site on December 21, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Review: ‘Rogue One’ Leaves ‘Star Wars’ Fans Wanting More and Less By A. O. Scott in The New York Times on December 13, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Rogue One review: this is the first Star Wars movie to acknowledge the whole franchise is about war: It’s often incoherent and messy. But it’s also beautiful and has a strong central theme by Todd Van Der Werff on the Vox.com website on Dec 18, 2016.

Click Here to Read: The 5 Biggest Problems With ‘Star Wars: Rogue One’ by Erik Kain on the Forbes Magazine website on December 17, 2016. (more…)

Movies Monday: Brussels Transit

Monday, December 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Brussels Transit (1982) on the imdb.com website.

Click Here to Read: Yiddish Still Alive In Cinema: Rich film offerings at Kulturfest by George Robinson in the Jewish Week on June 9, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Revisiting Bruxelles-Transit by Jasper Stratil Freie Universität Berlin on the Media Commons website on June 13, 2016.

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Movies Monday: Manchester by the Sea

Monday, December 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Manchester by the Sea: The suffering of an ordinary man By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on December 10, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Manchester by the Sea by Matt Zoller Seitz on The RogerEbert.com website on November 18, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Sundance Film Review: ‘Manchester by the Sea’ by Justin Chang in Variety on January 23, 2016. (more…)

Movies Monday: Nuremberg

Monday, December 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today—the 1948 documentary restored By Clara Weiss on the World Socialist Web Site on December 5, 2016.

Click Here to Read and View: Restored film gives fresh insight into trials of Nazi war criminals: Nuremberg: Its Lesson For Today was completed in 1948 but never shown outside Germany until now by Owen Bowcott on the Guardian website on February 23, 2012.

Click Here to View: NUREMBERG TRIALS HISTORIC FILM “ITS LESSON FOR TODAY” Short Version on YouTube. (more…)

Film Screening: In Utero at the Center for Applied Judasim

Sunday, December 4th, 2016

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FILM SCREENING, DISCUSSION,
AND WINE AND CHEESE RECEPTION
SUN. 11 DEC., 10:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Join us for an exploration of the powerful
psychological forces shaping our lives and human
society – the sources of human experience and
motivation in the womb.

CENTER FOR APPLIED JUDAISM 109 East 39th St, Manhattan (bet. Park & Lex.)
Cosponsored by the Society of Jewish Science and the International Psychohistorical Association
For more information contact Brian D’Agostino at bdagostino@verizon.net or Terry Katz at 212-682-2626

Movie Monday: Hell or High Water

Monday, November 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Hell or High Water: A remarkable snapshot By Charles Bogle on the World Socialist Web Site on September 14, 2016.

Click Here to Read: ‘Hell or High Water’: The Story Behind Summer’s Sleeper Hit: Inside the socially conscious, pulpy-as-hell Texas crime drama that’s quietly becoming the runaway hit of the season By David Fear in Rolling Stone magazine on August 22, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Review: ‘Hell Or High Water’ Is The Best Film Of 2016 So Far by Mark Hughes in Forbes Magazine on August 12, 2016. (more…)

Movie Monday: Coming Soon from IPBooks: Moving Pictures by Herbert Stein

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to PreOrder: Moving Pictures by Herbert Stein on IPBooks.net

From the Back Cover:
Relive those films you’ve loved and see how they open us up to our private world of fantasy!

What does walking in space (Gravity) tell us about our first steps? What can Batman and the Joker (The Dark Knight) tell us about twins? How can a popular comedy (Grand Budapest Hotel) use psychological defenses to protect us from the impact of overwhelming trauma? (more…)

Movie Monday: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk

Monday, November 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk: Ang Lee on the Iraq war and American hoopla By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on November 15, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk: An orchestrated attack on the viewer with a solemn message about American soldiers By Dana Stevens on the Slate Website on November 10, 2016. (more…)

Movies Monday: Rear Window

Monday, November 7th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Rear Window on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Rear Window reviewed by Roger Ebert on the rogerebert.com website on  .

Click Here to Read: Rear Window Review on the filmsite Website.

Click Here to Read: A ‘Rear Window’ View Seen at the Rivoli By Bsoley Crowther in The New York Times on August 5, 1954. (more…)

Movie Monday: Vertigo

Monday, October 31st, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Vertigo on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Vertigo,’ Hitchcock’s Latest; Melodrama Arrives at the Capitol By Bosley Crother in The New York Times on May 29, 1958.

Click Here to Read:  Vertigo by Bill Weber on the Slant website on June 1, 2011.

Click Here to Read: My favourite Hitchcock: Vertigo: The trouble with being the best movie of all time is that Vertigo is now an easy target for (more…)

Movie Monday: The Exorcist

Monday, October 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Exorcist on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: The Exorcist Review by Roger Ebert on the Ebert.com website on December 26, 1973.

Click Here to Read: ‘The Exorcist’ is brilliant and terrifying: 1973 review. Originally published by the Daily News on December 27, 1973. This story was written by Kathleen Carroll.

Click Here to Read: The Exorcist review – Philip French on William Friedkin’s stark, demonic horror on the Guardian Website on January 11, 2015. (more…)

Movie Monday: Proof

Monday, October 17th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Psychic Reality and  Psychic Change: A  Therapeutic Journey by Anita Katz.

Click Here to Read: Proof rewatched – an enormously compelling character study: Hugo Weaving stars as a blind photographer with Russell Crowe and Genevieve Picot in a complex, triangular drama by Luke Buckmaster on the Guardian website on November 27, 2014.

Click Here to Read: The Cold Case: Hugo Weaving Remembers His 1991 Breakthrough Proof by Michael Adams on the Movieline website on July 1, 2009. (more…)

Movies Monday: Toronto Film Festival

Monday, October 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How well does filmmaking reflect present-day life? By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on September 27, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Sami Blood from Sweden, Werewolf from Canada, Park from Greece: Society’s cruelty to its youngest members By David Walsh on the World socialist Web Site on October 5, 2016. (more…)

Movies Monday: Hotel Terminus

Monday, September 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Hôtel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Hotel Terminus: The Life and Times of Klaus Barbie Movie Reviewed by Roger Ebert on the RogerEbert Reviews.com website on November 11, 1988.

Click Here to Read: Film Festival: The ‘Butcher of Lyons’ Is Himself Picked Apart By Vincent Canby in The New York Times on October 6, 1988. (more…)