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.
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Click Here to Read: Everybody Wants Some!!—Richard Linklater goes to college By Hiram Lee on the World Socialist Web Site on May 10, 2016.
Everybody Wants Some!!
Click Here to Read: A Psychological Portrait of Eva Hesse by Benjamin Sutton on the HyperAllergic on May 4, 2016.
Eva Hesse at the opening reception for ‘Eccentric Abstraction,’ 1966 (photo by Norman Goldman, all images courtesy Zeitgeist Films)
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.
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
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.
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.
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
Click Here to Read: Slavery in Recent American Films: “Lincoln” by Volney Gay on the Huffington Post website on April 5, 2016.
Click Here to View: Excerpt from feature documentary: Orchestra of Exiles, Written, Produced and Directed by Josh Aronson on Vimeo.
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…)
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.
Click Here to Read: Slavery in Recent American Films: Django Unchained by Volney Gay in the Huffington Post on March 18, 2016.
Click Here to Read: PSYCHOANALYSIS By Joseph Friar on the Victoria Advocate website on March 15, 2016.
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
Click Here to Read: Being Brando by Manuel Betancourt in The Los Angeles Review of Books on March 13th, 2016
Click Here to Read: AMY: How A Psychoanalyst Looks At Amy’s Bulimia And “Freudian Fate” By Sandra E. Cohen, Ph.D.