Click Here to Read: Doctor and Patient: A Gothic Love Story ‘Augustine,’ by Alice Winocour, Featuring Soko By A. O. Scott in The New York Times on May 16, 2013.
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New film about Dr. Jean-Martin Charcot and his patient Augustine
Opens May 17 in New York at Film Forum (http://www.filmforum.org/movies/more/augustine) and the Eleanor Bunin Munroe Film Center at the Film Society of Lincoln Center (http://www.filmlinc.com/films/on-sale/augustine1)
For more information, visit the film’s official website: http://www.musicboxfilms.com/augustine-movies-66.php
Click Here to Read: İstanbul Modern combines psychoanalysis with cinema on the Today’s Zaman website on May 10, 2013.
Click Here to View: A Psychoanalysis of Jay Gatsby (The Great Gatsby) on YouTube on May 8, 2013
In this episode of “Emory Looks at Hollywood” Emory Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Jared DeFife, Ph.D., gives a psychoanalysis of one of literature’s most mysterious and tragic characters, Jay Gatsby. (more…)
Click Here to Read: Vasily Grossman: An Armenian Sketchbook Posted in Grossman Vasily, NYRB Classics February 19th, 2013.
Click Here to Read: The Amernian Genocide on Wikipedia.
Click Here to Read: The Armenian Genocide – The Critically Acclaimed PBS Documentary by Emmy Award Winner Andrew Goldberg (2006) by Andrew Goldberg on the Amazon.com website.
The Unbearable Lightness of Being is in the beginning a very sexy movie. Erotic might be a better term for a movie review, but erotic is too affected a choice for this film. It is just sexy, light, and fun. Tomas is a young exuberantly handsome brain surgeon in Prague who enjoys his success with women,and also the pleasant envy he arouses in his male co workers who marvel at the ease and freedom of his sexual adventures. A surgeon is most likely to be successful when he has a quick light touch because his patients heal faster. Tissue does not do well, if it is handled a lot and with a heavy hand. this ability spills over into his love life…light, quick, and the young willing women do not have a broken heart from which to recover because an emotional entanglement is never part of an experience with Tomas. Perhaps the women would like that, but the way to seduce Tomas is to accept his needs for sex without strings attached in a pleasant way or he will move on to others who are also willing. this is a (more…)
One of the more unexpected and unusual Oscar nominees for best picture this year was Beasts of the Southern Wild, a semi-mythic story narrated by a five or six year old girl living with her father in a sprawling squatter community called “the bathtub” on the south (outer) side of the levee somewhere in Louisiana. As a story told by a child, Beasts of the Southern Wild is a blend of fantasy and reality. (more…)
Click Here to Read: The Place Beyond the Pines: Fathers and sons By David Walsh on The World Socialist Web Site on April 18, 2013.
The Place Beyond the Pines
Tuesday, April 16, 2 pm
Center for Jewish History and Israel Film Center present:
Through His Eyes (Miba’ad L’eynayim)
Israel Film Center Festival Event A fascinating documentary history of Israeli cinema through the eyes of a still photographer, Yoni Hamenahem, who for the past 40 years has photographed the sets of many of Israel’s classic films. Since beginning his career in 1973 on the set of The House on Chelouche Street, Yoni has photographed 150 television and film productions and become one of the (more…)
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When: Thursday, May 16, 2013
What: New York Psychoanalytic Society & Institute and Friends of the Abraham A. Brill Library present a film screening and discussion of Jean Renoir’s 1939 classic The Rules of the Game (La Règle du jeu) with George Mandelbaum.
Dr. Mandelbaum will examine the structure of The Rules of the Game through reference to the psychoanalytic concept of the “Primal Scene” and will examine the character’s interactions in the film as well as its value. (more…)
Click Here to Read: Kubrick’s Lost Holocaust Film: America’s greatest Jewish director was haunted by the Nazi horror—too much to address it directly in film By Abby Margulies on the Tablet Website on |March 28, 2013.
Stanley Kubrick on set during the filming of 2001: A Space Odyssey. (Warner Bros. Entertainment, courtesy LACMA)
Click Here to Read: Woody Allen Stammers for 45 Minutes By Ezra Glinter on the Forward Mobile website on March 28, 2013.
Woody Allen in Love and Death (1975)
Click Here to Read: Hypochondria: An Inside Look on this website.
Click Here to Read: When in Rome, Still an Anxious New York Intellectual on this website.
Click Here to Read: Fifty Years Ago Woody Allen Plotted Midnight in Paris on this website.
Click Here to Read: Kino Video’s Grifﬁth Masterworks: Watching movies become art By Charles Bogle on the World Socialist Web Site March 28, 2013.
The Birth of a Nation (1915)
Click Here to Read: Yom HaShoah Program commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising at YIVO on April 7, 2013.
Image courtesy of The National Center for Jewish Film
After I watched Jacques Rivette’s masterpiece film, La Belle Noiseuse, that won the coveted grand prix in the 1991 Cannes film festival, I knew I wanted to review it, and I knew this director was familiar with psychoanalysis, or had an uncanny sense of the exchanges , developments,failures and successes in intimate relationships such as the one between a therapist and patient. I went to Google and typed in my question. Has Jacques rivette been psychoanalyzed? Three interesting results came up among many others. he is mentioned in The Textbook of (more…)
Click Here to Read: No holds barred: Two German documentaries— I Will Not Lose and Metamorphoses By Bernd Reinhardt on the World Socialist Web Site on March 18, 2013.
Click Here to Read: One hundred years since the birth of John Garfield—charismatic, working class figure of postwar Hollywood films By Joanne Laurier on The World Socialist Web Site on March 14, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Michel Gondry’s The We and the I: A complicated bus ride in the Bronx By Robert Fowler on the World Social Web Site on March 21, 2013.
The We and the I
Click Here to View:  Michelangelo Antonioni – Chung Kuo – Cina Part 1 with English Spanish Subtitles on YouTube,
Click Here to View:  Michelangelo Antonioni – Chung Kuo – Cina Part 2 with English / Spanish Subtitles.
Click Here to View:  Michelangelo Antonioni – Chung Kuo – Cina Part 3 with English / Spanish Subtitles.
Click Here to Read: Article on Chung Kuo, Cina in Wikipedia.
Click Here To Read: Chung Kuo China – Antonioni classic takes a look at hidden side of a vanished world In the Socialist Worker Online on March 24, 2012.