Archive for the 'Movies' Category

Review of Anomalisa by Selma Duckler

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Review of the Movie Anomalisa by Selma Duckler.

Son of Saul

Monday, January 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Son of Saul: The director and lead actor of the award-winning Holocaust film are two Jews who are passionate about their people and historyby Judy Gruen on the AISH. com website.

Click Here to Read: ‘To face an empty piece of paper and to finish a poem, there is no more happiness than that for me’ Who is the punk-rock-poet-actor behind the pathos of ‘Son of Saul’?Nearly 30 years after his first life-changing visit to Auschwitz, Géza Röhrig returns to the crematoria in a ground-breaking Golden Globe-nominated film By Lisa Klug in The Times of Israel on January 10, 2016.

The Revenant: Are we all savages? (And Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth)

Monday, January 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Revenant: Are we all savages? (And Paolo Sorrentino’s Youth) By Joanne Laurier January 16, 2016.

The 88th Academy Awards nominations

Friday, January 15th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The 88th Academy Awards nominations By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on January 15, 2016.

Concussion: Highlighting the perils of American football

Thursday, January 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Concussion: Highlighting the perils of American football By Alan Gilman on the World Socialist Web Site on January 14, 2016.

The Force Awakens’ set records, but that doesn’t mean it will change Hollywood

Friday, January 8th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Force Awakens’ set records, but that doesn’t mean it will change Hollywood By Alyssa Rosenberg on the Washington Post website n January 6. 2016.

Daisy Ridley as Rey and John Boyega as Finn in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” (David James/Disney/Lucasfilm via Associated Press)

The Danish Girl: Barren Trees & A Divided Self

Friday, January 8th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Danish Girl: Barren Trees & A Divided Self By Sandra E. Cohen, Ph.D.

Frank Capra: The Early Collection

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Frank Capra: The Early Collection—The American filmmaker’s most ambitious and honest work
By Charles Bogle on the World Socialist Web Site on January 6, 2016.

Frank Capra in the 1930s

The failure of David O. Russell’s Joy, or, what any “sensible” person should know about modern society

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The failure of David O. Russell’s Joy, or, what any “sensible” person should know about modern society By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on January 5, 2016.

What Happened, Miss Simone? No Rest For A Love-Starved Girl

Tuesday, December 29th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: What Happened, Miss Simone? No Rest For A Love-Starved Girl by Sandra E. Cohen, Ph.D.

Trumbo and the Dynamics of Fear

Monday, December 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  TRUMBO and the Dynamics of Fear: It’s Ravages, It’s Ruins, & It’s Undoing by Sandra Cohen.

One Man’s Testimony: Son of Saul, reviewed by Bennett Roth

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: One Man’s Testimony: Review of the Movie Son of Saul, reviewed by Bennett Roth.

 

 

The Force Awakens: No real awakening

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Star Wars: The Force Awakens: No real awakening By Matthew MacEgan and David Walsh on the World Socialist Website on December 22, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Oedipal and Latency Dynamics in the Original Star Wars Trilogy on rhis website.

Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Finn (John Boyega) on Jakku

12 Movies You Didn’t Notice Were About Mental Illness

Saturday, December 19th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  12 Movies You Didn’t Notice Were About Mental Illness: Disturbed cartoon characters, neurotic comedy leads and sad superheroes by Helen Armitage on the What Culture website.

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20 Great Anarchist Movies That Are Worth Your Time

Friday, December 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: 20 Great Anarchist Movies That Are Worth Your Time by Brian Bergen-Aurand on the Taste of Cinema website on April 18, 2015.

Eros + Massacre (Japan, 1969)

 

Legend and Room

Thursday, December 17th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Legend and Room: Once again, celebrating the underworld—and a peculiar film about captives
By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site December 17, 2015.

Roman Polanski, 10 other Hollywood Jews open up about surviving Holocaust

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Roman Polanski, 10 other Hollywood Jews open up about surviving Holocaust By Gabe Friedman on the JTA website on December 16, 2015.

French-Polish film director Roman Polanski attending a press conference at the Bonarowski Palace Hotel in Krakow, Poland, Oct. 30, 2015. (Adam Nurkiewicz/Getty Images

Review of Brooklyn by Selma Duckler

Monday, December 14th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Review of the movie Brooklyn by Selma Duckler

What The Danish Girl Reminds Us About Transgender People Throughout History

Friday, November 27th, 2015

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Click Here To Read:  What The Danish Girl Reminds Us About Transgender People Throughout History by Lily Rothman on the Time Magazine website on November 27, 2015.

Focus Features. Eddie Redmayne stars as Lili Elbe, in Tom Hooper’s The Danish Girl

Iraqi Odyssey opens in the US

Friday, November 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Iraqi Odyssey opens in the US By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on November 27, 2015.