Archive for the 'Movies' Category

Tackling life head on: The films of Uzbek-Soviet director Ali Khamraev

Monday, March 30th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Tackling life head on: The films of Uzbek-Soviet director Ali Khamraev By David Walsh and Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on March 28, 2015.]

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A Photographer’s Eye For Tragedy And Hope In ‘Salt Of The Earth’

Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: A Photographer’s Eye For Tragedy And Hope In ‘Salt Of The Earth’ on the NPR website on March 27, 201

Leon Levin Psychoanalytic Film Series

Friday, March 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Leon Levin Psychoanalytic Film Series at the Baltimore-Washington Center for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis.

Pedro Costa’s Horse Money, Jean-Marie Straub’s “leftism” and other problems

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Pedro Costa’s Horse Money, Jean-Marie Straub’s “leftism” and other problems By David Walsh on the World Socialist Website on March 25, 2015.

Screening “The Flat” with Director Arnon Goldfinger at WAWI

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Screening “The Flat” with Director Arnon Goldfinger on Apr 13, 2015 7:00 pm

The William Alanson White Institute of Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis & Psychology cordially invites you to: Special Film Event with Award-Winning Director Screen “The Flat” Followed by a Conversation with Director Arnon Goldfinger and Dr. Emily Kuriloff

Chappie: Is the sum greater than the parts?

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Chappie: Is the sum greater than the parts? By Christine Schofelt on the World Socialist Website on March 21, 2015.

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The rule and the exceptions—three good films: Court, National Gallery and The Gold Bug

Friday, March 20th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The rule and the exceptions—three good films: Court, National Gallery and The Gold Bug By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on March 20, 2015.

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A remarkable film festival in Mexico City

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  A remarkable film festival in Mexico City By David Walsh on The World Socialist Website on March 18, 2015.

The Trotsky Museum in Coyoacan

Film Noir Thrillers, Volume Two: Surprises from Fritz Lang and William Castle

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

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Dark Crimes: Film Noir Thrillers, Volume Two: Surprises from Fritz Lang and William Castle By Charles Bogle on the World Socialist Web Site on March 12, 2015.

Benjamin Balint’s Running Commentary

Monday, March 9th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Review of Benjamin Balint’s Running Commentary  Reviewed by Morris Dickstein in the Times Literary Supplement, August 20-27, 2010 and posted here on Morris Dickstein’s Website.

Click Here to Read: The Moment of the Novel and the Rise of Film Culture by Morris Dickstein.

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.

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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