Click Here to Read: Alexander Payne’s Nebraska: How a great many people live today By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on December 6, 2013.
Archive for the 'Movies' Category
Click Here to Read: The Collaboration: Hollywood’s Pact with Hitler—how the studios suppressed films about Nazi crimes By Charles Bogle on the World Socialist Web Site on December 5, 2013.
Click Here to Read: The Pervert’s Guide to Ideology: Hyperintellectual lecture playfully tears apart movies from within BY Devin D. O’Leary on the alibi.com website,
Zizek addresses the droogs. Viddy well.
Click Here to View: Freud’s Homes Movies on Norman Lebrecht’s Slipped Disc blog on the Arts Journal Blogs on November 28. 2013.
Click Here to Read: Dallas Buyers Club: A “cowboy” style of fighting the authorities By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on November 25, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Detroit Unleaded: “This is the American Dream?” Also, an interview with director Rola Nashef By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on November 11, 2013.
I have not seen a film as powerful, surreal, and frightening in at least a decade. The Act of Killing is unprecedented in the history of cinema.” – German filmmaker Werner Herzog.
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Click Here to Read: Upcoming Events at the Leo Baeck Institute, including Art Exhibit and Talk on the 75th Anniversary of Kristallnacht Date/Time: Thursday, November 7, 2013, 6:30 PM Location: Museum of Tolerance.
Click Here to Read: Tokyo International Film Festival 2013—Part 2 Blind Dates from Georgia and Nobody’s Home from Turkey By John Watanabe on the World Socialist Web Site on November 2, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Main Street Films Presents a Special Screening of the Critically Acclaimed Film, “The Pin” on Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 Followed by a Q&A With Writer/Director Naomi Jaye at the Sundance Cinemas in Seattle, WA. on the Histpanic Business.com website on October 30, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Two films from China: One is honest and sympathetic, the other is not By John Watanabe on The World Socialist Web Site on October 28, 2013.
Today and Tomorrow
Click Here to View: This is Not a Picture: A film by Joel Levin and Jacqueline Castel inspired by René Magritte on Vimeo.
Click Here to Read: Bullying among boys easily dismissed? By Wendy Sachs on the CNN website on October 22, 2013.
Just as bullying has shifted over the years, Hollywood has shifted how bullies are portrayed in film and TV. Take a look back at some of pop culture’s best-known bullies. Here Matt Dillon, second from left, is the head bully in charge of runt Chris Makepeace, right, who hires a very large classmate to take on his tormenter in the 1980 film “My Bodyguard.”
Click Here to Read: Psychoanalyze This! by Ted Merwin in The Jewish Week on October 22, 2013.
Click Here to Read: The ‘12 Years a Slave’ Book Shows Slavery As Even More Appalling Than In the Film by Jimmy So On the Daily Beast website on October 18, 2013.
Francois Duhamel/Fox Searchlight
Click Here to Read: Salinger: Phony stuff By Sandy English on the World Socialist Web Site on October 27, 2013.
Click Here to Read: Seventh European Psychoanalytic Film Festival @ Institute of Psychoanalysis (London), Present the Film Festival: Secrets on h-madness blog website.
Click Here to Read: Toronto International Film Festival 2013—Part 5: A filmmaker sees and does something important By David Walsh on The World Socialist Web Site on October 2, 2013.
Under the Starry Sky
Click Here to Read: Review of the Movie All Things Fair, Reviewed by Selma Duckler.
NEW YORK PSYCHOANALYTIC SOCIETY & INSTITUTE:
The Helix Center for Interdisciplinary Investigation
Marianne and Nicholas Young Auditorium
247 East 82nd St., between 2nd & 3rd, NY, NY, 10028
Saturday, September 28, 2013, 7 PM
“Away from Her” Directed by Sarah Polley
Discussion with Anne-Marie Levine & Matthew von Unwerth (more…)