Archive for the 'Movies' Category

The Chosen, on Trotsky, and other political subjects

Thursday, September 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Chosen, on Trotsky, and other political subjects by David Walsh on the World Socialist Web site on September 29, 2016.

Clint Eastwood’s Sully: The “Miracle on the Hudson” dramatized

Wednesday, September 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Clint Eastwood’s Sully: The “Miracle on the Hudson” dramatized By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on September 28, 2016.

Aaron Eckhart and Tom Hanks in Sully

The class essence of the Confederacy in the American Civil War

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The class essence of the Confederacy in the American Civil War: A further comment on Free State of Jones By Douglas Lyons on the World Socialist Web Site on August 30, 2016.

Click Here to Purchase: On the Pleasures of Owning Persons: The Hidden Face of  American Slavery: By Volney Gay

The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society Dream Films 1926-1972

Monday, August 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society Dream Films 1926-1972 on the Zoe Beloff website.

From Alice Guy-Blaché to Barbara Kopple: the Pioneering Women of Documentary Film

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: From Alice Guy-Blaché to Barbara Kopple: the Pioneering Women of Documentary Film by Maryann Johanson on the PBS 13 Independent Lens website on July 11, 2016.

A Graphic Novel Chronicles Woody Guthrie’s Dust Bowl Years

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Graphic Novel Chronicles Woody Guthrie’s Dust Bowl Years by Allison Meier on the HyperAllergic website on August 23, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Woody Guthrie’s lyrics about Donald Trump’s ‘racist’ father discovered by Will Kaufman ZAPIT website on Jannuary 22, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Donald Trump and Hugo Chavez: Demagogues who come to Destroy by Daniel Benveniste, Ph.D. on August 16, 2016.

Chris Costner Sizemore, the Real Patient Behind ‘The Three Faces of Eve,’ Dies at 89

Sunday, August 7th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Chris Costner Sizemore, the Real Patient Behind ‘The Three Faces of Eve,’ Dies at 89 By Bruce Weber in The New York Times on August 5, 2016.

“The Witch” and Her Co-Conspirators

Thursday, August 4th, 2016

by Herbert H. Stein

“Thus the super-ego is always close to the id and can act as its representative vis-à-vis the ego.” (Freud, 1923 p. 48)

“The ego which, on the one hand, knows that it is innocent is obliged, on the other hand, to be aware of a sense of guilt and to carry a responsibility which it cannot account for.” (Freud, 1926 p. 117)

Robert Eggers’ film, The Witch, is described in its full title as “A New England Folk Tale.” It is presented as a 17th century horror story, based on the commonly held beliefs at the time, of a family destroyed by demonic forces in the woods around their home. (more…)

The Past and Future of Mental Illness on Screen

Friday, July 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Past and Future of Mental Illness on Screen: The various ways mental health is used as a foil for plot by Colton Ledford on the Film School Rejects website on July 29, 2016.

Chasing Asylum: Exposing Australia’s brutal refugee-detention regime

Friday, July 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Chasing Asylum: Exposing Australia’s brutal refugee-detention regime
By Richard Phillips on the World Socialist Web Site on July 29, 2016.

Alexander Sokurov’s Francofonia: The Louvre during the Nazi occupation

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

Francofonia

Click Here to Read: Alexander Sokurov’s Francofonia: The Louvre during the Nazi occupation
By Dorota Niemitz on the World Socialist Web Site on July 27, 2016.

Francofonia

Valkyria Chronicles is a Different Kind of War Story

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Valkyria Chronicles is a Different Kind of War Story by Alexander Kriss on the Kill Screen website on July 19, 2016.

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The life and career of Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami

Thursday, July 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The life and career of Iranian filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on July 14, 2016.

Abbas Kiarostami in 2000 (Photo: David Walsh)

The right-wing, racialist attacks on the film Free State of Jones

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The right-wing, racialist attacks on the film Free State of Jones By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on June 30, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Free State of Jones: Three cheers! By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Website on June 28, 2016.

Free State of Jones: Three cheers!

Tuesday, June 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Free State of Jones: Three cheers! By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Website on June 28, 2016.

Free State of Jones

‘Therapy for a Vampire,’ This Year’s Finest Freudian Horror Comedy

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: ‘Therapy for a Vampire,’ This Year’s Finest Freudian Horror Comedy Headshrinker meets bloodsuckers in 1930s Vienna By Kelly Vance on the East Bay Express website on June 21, 2016.

  • Jeanette Hain (foreground) and Cornelia Ivancan in Therapy for a Vampire.

The Lobster: Relationships forced on—or forbidden—people

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Lobster: Relationships forced on—or forbidden—people By David Walsh on The World Socialist Web Site on June 11, 2016.

Love & Friendship: An early Jane Austen work adapted

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Love & Friendship: An early Jane Austen work adapted By Joanne Laurier on The World Socialist Web Site on June 8, 2016.

STAR WARS: The Force Awakens: Psychoanalysis and Film

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: STAR WARS: The Force Awakens: Psychoanalysis and Film by Martin Mares.

Maggie’s Plan, Frank & Lola, along with Dreyer’s Vampyr (1932)

Friday, May 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: San Francisco International Film Festival—Part 4: Maggie’s Plan, Frank & Lola, along with Dreyer’s Vampyr (1932) By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on May 20, 2016.