Archive for the 'Movies Monday' Category

Movies Monday: Elle

Monday, April 17th, 2017

Click Here to Read: ELLE: Trauma and Perversion: What Does Triumph Have To Do With It? By Sandra E. Cohen, Ph.D.

Click Here to Read: Elle review – startlingly strange rape-revenge black comedy: With her steely hauteur, Isabelle Huppert is utterly arresting in Paul Verhoeven’s provocative film. No other actor could have pulled it off by Peter Bradshaw on the Guardian website on March 9, 2017.

Click Here to Read:  Review: In ‘Elle,’ Isabelle Huppert Subverts the Role of Rape Victim: ELLE NYT Critic’s Pick Directed by Paul Verhoeven Drama, Thriller R By A. O. Scott in The New York Times on November 10, 2016. (more…)

Movies Monday: The Zookeeper’s Wife

Monday, April 10th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Zookeeper’s Wife: Life and heroism in wartime Warsaw By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Website on April 5. 2017.

Click Here to Read:  The Zookeeper’s Wife Movie Review by Sheila O’Malley on the Roger Ebert Reviews website on March 29, 2017.

Click Here to Read: In ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife,’ the Holocaust Seems Tame By Stephen Holden in The New York Times on March 29, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Film Review: ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’ by Peter Debruge in Variety on March 20, 2017. (more…)

Movies Monday: The Live by Night

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Nicholas Ray’s They Live by Night (1948): “They’re thieves, just like us” By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Website on March 20, 2017

Click Here to Read: They Live by Night on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Nicholas Ray began his career with a masterpiece, They Live By Night By Mike D’Angelo on the A.V. Club website on August 15, 2013.

Click Here to Read: Criticwire Classic of the Week: Nicholas Ray’s ‘They Live By Night’ by Vikram Murthi onthe CriticWire website on August 28, 2015.

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Movies Monday: No Home Movie

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Film Review: ‘No Home Movie’ Reviewed by Peter Debruge pon the Variety website on August 10, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Review: ‘No Home Movie,’ of Love and Melancholy Directed by Chantal Akerman Reviewed by Mahola Dargi in The New York Times on SMARCH 31, 2016.

Click Here to Read:  We Can’t Go Home Again: Chantal Akerman’s No Home Movie Reviewed by Andrea Picard on the Cinema Scope website. (more…)

Raoul Peck’s The Young Karl Marx

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Raoul Peck’s The Young Karl Marx By Peter Schwarz on the World Socialist Web Site on March
15, 2017.

The absence for the most part of the big wide world: German films at the Berlinale

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The absence for the most part of the big wide world: German films at the Berlinale By Bernd Reinhardt on the World Socialist Web Site on March 9, 2017.

Movie Monday: Django

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Click Here to Read: A film about the legendary guitarist: Django By Bernd Reinhardt on the World Socialist Website on March 4, 2017.

Click Here to Read: ‘Django’: Film Review | Berlin 2017 by Scott Roxborough in The Hollywood Reporter on February 9, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Berlin Film Review: ‘Django’ by Jordan Mintzer in Variety Magazine on February 9, 2017.

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Movies Monday: ‘Moonlight’ and the Oscars’ Middle Finger to Trumpism

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  ‘Moonlight’ and the Oscars’ Middle Finger to Trumpism: Don’t let the shock over the Best Picture snafu drown out the importance of ‘Moonlight’s’ win, and the power of a terrific, political, fiercely anti-Trump Oscars telecast by Kevin Fallon on the Daily Beast website on February 27, 2017.

Ten Films We’re Looking Forward To In 2017

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Ten Films We’re Looking Forward To In 2017: Including new work from Sofia Coppola, Christopher Nolan, Steven Soderbergh, and Paul Thomas Anderson BY Tim Grierson and Will Leitch in The New Republic on January 11, 2017

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Movies Monday: Fences

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read: August Wilson’s Fences—an African-American family in mid-20th century Pittsburgh By Fred Mazelis on the Guardian website on January 14, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Film Review: Denzel Washington and Viola Davis in ‘Fences’ by Owen Gleiberman on the Variety website on November 22, 2017. (more…)

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…)