Archive for the 'Movies' Category

Two stories of German resistance

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Two stories of German resistance: The Resistors “their spirit prevails …” and 13 Minutes By Bernd Reinhardt on The World Socialist Web Site on March 3, 2015.

The Resistors “their spirit prevails …”

Every Thing Will Be Fine from Win Wenders, Taxi from Jafar Panahi, and other films

Friday, February 27th, 2015

Click Here to ReaEvery+Thing+Will+Be+Fined:  Every Thing Will Be Fine from Win Wenders, Taxi from Jafar Panahi, and other films By Hiram Lee on the World Socialist Website on February 27, 2015.

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Haiti and Romania: Drama and social life in Murder in Pacot and Why me?

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Haiti and Romania: Drama and social life in Murder in Pacot and Why me? By Stefan Steinberg On the World Socialist Web Site on  February 25, 2015.

87th Academy Awards: A more intriguing event than in recent years

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: 87th Academy Awards: A more intriguing event than in recent years By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on February 24, 2015.

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Still Alice and Kingsman: The Secret Service—A woman battles disease and a street kid helps save the world

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Still Alice and Kingsman: The Secret Service—A woman battles disease and a street kid helps save the world By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on February 23, 2015.

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American Sniper

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Review of American Sniper, Reviewed by Bennett Roth.

 The Great American Shooter

Monday, February 16th, 2015

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Click Here To Read:  The Great American Shooter by J. Hoberman in The New York Review of Books in the February 13, 2015 Issue.

The Greatest Speech Ever Made: Charlie Chaplin in The Great Dictator

Friday, February 13th, 2015

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Click Here to View:  The Greatest Speech Ever Made:  Charlie Chaplin in The Great Dictator on Cryptic on Facebook.

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ screams for psychiatric help

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ screams for psychiatric help By Peter D. Kramer in The Washington Post February 12, 2015.

Dakota Johnson plays Anastasia in the film adaptation of the erotic novel “Fifty Shades of Grey,” by EL James. (Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Chrysalis)

The Case for Hollywood History

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Case for Hollywood History by Francine Prose in The New York Review of Books on February 10, 2015.

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Robert Taylor as Ivanhoe and Elizabeth Taylor as Rebecca in Richard Thorpe’s Ivanhoe, 1952

When a black German woman discovered her grandfather was the Nazi villain of ‘Schindler’s List’

Monday, February 9th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: When a black German woman discovered her grandfather was the Nazi villain of ‘Schindler’s List’ An odd series of events led Jennifer Teege to discover that her grandfather was none other than the notorious Nazi Amon Goeth. By Avner Shapira on the Haaretz Website on February 6, 2015.

Leviathan: A latter-day Job

Monday, February 9th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Leviathan: A latter-day Job By Dorota Niemitz and David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on February 6, 2015.

MLK’s Greatness Wasn’t in His Dreams, but in His Ability To Seize the Moment

Friday, February 6th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  MLK’s Greatness Wasn’t in His Dreams, but in His Ability To Seize the Moment: Why Hollywood gets social movements wrong: They are not the work of messy, failed organizations or misbegotten armies By Todd Gitlin on the Tablet website on February 6, 2015.

Tom Wilkinson as Lyndon Johnson and David Oyelowo as Martin Luther King, Jr., in a still from Ada DuVernay’s ‘Selma.’(Atsushi Nishijima/Paramount Pictures)

Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968–1986

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Tell It Like It Is: Black Independents in New York, 1968–1986 at Film Society of Lincoln Center, February 6, 2015 — February 19, 2015,  on the  the New York Review of Books website.

Inherent Vice: Thomas Pynchon’s novel adapted for the screen

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Inherent Vice: Thomas Pynchon’s novel adapted for the screen By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on January 28, 2015.

Inherent Vice

The Hanna Segal Memorial Conference

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

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The Institute of Psychoanalysis
BYRON HOUSE 112A SHIRLAND ROAD MAIDA VALE LONDON W9 2BT

We are delighted to announce that the film of the Hanna Segal Memorial Conference is now available to download from our Vimeo site. You can watch the trailer and make the download by clicking here.

Hanna Segal (1918-2011) was one of the most eminent psychoanalysts of her generation. Her achievement has been celebrated all over the world and her work has (more…)

Mr. Turner brings the great painter to life

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Mr. Turner brings the great painter to life By Fred Mazelis on the World  Socialist Web Site on January 27, 2015.

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‘The Wolfpack’ Tells of One New York Apartment With Seven Children Locked Inside

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  ‘The Wolfpack’ Tells of One New York Apartment With Seven Children Locked Inside by Brooks Barmes in The New York Times on January 23, 2015,

When they were not being home schooled by their mother, the Angulo siblings were allowed to watch movies nonstop. Their story is told in “The Wolfpack,” directed by Crystal Moselle. CreditCrystal Moselle

Helix Center Winter Roundtables

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Helix Center Winter Roundtables.

The Holocaust film that was too shocking to show

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Holocaust film that was too shocking to show by Stuart Jeffries in The Guardian on January 9, 2015.

The entrance to Auschwitz. Photograph: Richard Blanshard/Channel 4