Archive for the 'Movies' Category

Papa: Hemingway in Cuba—The banalization of the novelist and his art

Wednesday, May 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Papa: Hemingway in Cuba—The banalization of the novelist and his art By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web site on May 4, 2016.

Trailer for the Film Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian

Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to View:  Trailer for the Film Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Movies Monday: Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian on this website.

The 10 best screen psychoanalysts

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The 10 best screen psychoanalysts: From Hannibal Lecter to Frasier Crane, psychoanalyst Anouchka Grose chooses her 10 favourite celluloid shrinks by Anouchka Grose on the Guardian website on June 12, 2010.

Lorraine Bracco as Dr Melfi with James Gandolfini’s Tony Soprano in The Sopranos. Photograph: Everett Collection/Rex Feature

Class Divide: A close-up look at gentrification, inequality in New York City

Friday, April 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Class Divide: A close-up look at gentrification, inequality in New York City By Fred Mazelis on the World Socialist Web site on April 29, 2016.

Colonia: Under Pinochet, a disposal center for enemies of the state

Sunday, April 17th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Colonia: Under Pinochet, a disposal center for enemies of the state By David Walsh on The World Socialist Web Site on April 16, 2016.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice—Doom and gloom, with capes

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice—Doom and gloom, with capes By Carlos Delgado on the World Socialist Web Site on April 6, 2016.

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Slavery in Recent American Films: “Lincoln”

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Slavery in Recent American Films: “Lincoln” by Volney Gay on the Huffington Post website on April 5, 2016.

Orchestra of Exiles

Friday, April 1st, 2016

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Click Here to View: Excerpt from feature documentary:  Orchestra of Exiles, Written, Produced and Directed by Josh Aronson on Vimeo.

“Star Wars VII”: Nostalgia and Repetition A Long Time Ago …

Friday, April 1st, 2016

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by Herbert H. Stein

Let’s talk about the new Star Wars movie. After all, for a while everyone else was.

In a now mildly famous controversy, the creator of Star Wars, George Lucas, told Charlie Rose “They wanted to do a retro movie. I don’t like that. Every movie I work very hard to make them completely different, with different plan- ets, with different spaceships, make it new.” In a later TV interview on CBS, he apologized, saying, “The issue was ultimately, they looked at the stories and they said, ‘We want to make something for the fans.’ People don’t actually realize it’s actually a soap opera and it’s all about family problems-it’s not about space- ships. So they decided they didn’t want to use those stories, they decided they were going to do their own thing so I decided, ‘Fine … I’ll go my way and I let them go their way.’” (more…)

All Holocaust Movies Doomed to Fail?

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: All Holocaust Movies Doomed to Fail? Defying fictionalization, the Shoah “builds a border around itself,” Claude Lanzmann said. Is he right? by Dan Kagan-Kans on the Mosaic website on March 28, 2016.

Click Here to Purchase and Read About:  Never Again: Echoes of the Holocaust as Understood Through Films by Sylvia Ginsparg on IPBooks.net

From Claude Lanzmann’s Shoah, 1985.

Slavery in Recent American Films: Django Unchained

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Slavery in Recent American Films: Django Unchained by Volney Gay in the Huffington Post on March 18, 2016.

Psychoanalysis Movie

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: PSYCHOANALYSIS By Joseph Friar on the Victoria Advocate website on March 15, 2016.

Flight and persecution—yesterday and today (The Diary of Anne Frank and Meteorstraße)

Monday, March 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Flight and persecution—yesterday and today (The Diary of Anne Frank and Meteorstraße) By Bernd Reinhardt on The World Socialist Website on March 14, 2016.

The Diary of Anne Frank

Being Brando

Monday, March 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Being Brando by Manuel Betancourt in The Los Angeles Review of Books on March 13th, 2016

Amy Reviewed by Sandra Cohen

Monday, March 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: AMY: How A Psychoanalyst Looks At Amy’s Bulimia And “Freudian Fate” By Sandra E. Cohen, Ph.D.

Psychoanalysis in El Barrio: Film Screening

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis in El Barrio: Film Screening Friday, April 1, 2015 6:30PM – 9:00PM
New School University at Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street, New York, NY.

Sholem Aleichem’s last appearance: Philadelphia, 100 years ago

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Sholem Aleichem’s last appearance: Philadelphia, 100 years ago by Andrew Cassel on the Philly.com website on March 3, 2016.

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Camera icon YIVO INSTITUTE FOR JEWISH RESEARCH, NEW YORK
Sholem Aleichem – whose Yiddish stories were literary and cultural guideposts for the many thousands scattered by the Great War – gave his last public reading 100 years ago in Philadelphia.

Click Here to Read: Sholem Aleichem and the some and other posts on Sholem Aleichem on this website. (more…)

‘Son of Saul,’ Kierkegaard and the Holocaust

Monday, February 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Gathering of Opinion From Around the Web: ‘Son of Saul,’ Kierkegaard and the Holocaust
By Katalin Balog in The New York Times on February 28, 2016.

Christian Harting, left, and Geza Rohrig in a scene from “Son of Saul.”Credit Sony Pictures Classics, via Associated Press

The Martian: Trauma Of Abandonment: Fierce Self-Sufficiency Or Human Connection?

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Martian: Trauma Of Abandonment: Fierce Self-Sufficiency Or Human Connection? By Sandra E. Cohen, Ph.D.

(Poster from the HD.net website)

A critique of Europe’s refugee policy: On the Berlinale’s Golden Bear for Fire at Sea

Saturday, February 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A critique of Europe’s refugee policy: On the Berlinale’s Golden Bear for Fire at Sea
By Bernd Reinhardt on The World Socialist Web Site on February 27, 2016.