Archive for the 'Movies' Category

‘Particle Fever,’ a terrific documentary, demonstrates that science is the most human of activities

Saturday, March 8th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  ‘Particle Fever,’ a terrific documentary, demonstrates that science is the most human of activities. By Peter Rainer in the Christian Science Monitor on March 7, 2014.]

A worker at CERN, the particle-physics laboratory near Geneva, stands beneath the Large Hadron Collider.  CERN/BOND Strategy and Influence

George Devereux: In Memorial

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

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Click Here to Read   George Devereux: In Memorial by Benjamin Kilborne in the Psychoanalytic Study of Society, Volume 17, pp. xi – xxxix, Part 1.

Click Here to Read:  George Devereux: In Memorial by Benjamin Kilborne in the Psychoanalytic Study of Society, Volume 17, pp. xi – xxxix, Part 2.

Click Here to Read:  Jimmy P.  on this website.

The Past from Iran’s Asghar Farhadi: Something of a disappointment

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Past from Iran’s Asghar Farhadi: Something of a disappointment By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on March 5, 2014.

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Acclaimed French film director Alain Resnais dies aged 91

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Acclaimed French film director Alain Resnais dies aged 91. Arthouse director rode crest of French new wave movement of 1960s and was still making films as he reached by Anne Penketh on the Guardian.com website on  March 2, 2014.

Alain Resnais, who has died aged 91, reacts after receiving the lifetime achievement award at the Cannes film festival in 2009. Photograph: Eric Gaillard/Reuters

The psychology of hate

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The psychology of hate: How we deny human beings their humanity From slavery to genocide, society has shown a terrifying ability to disregard the personhood of others. Here’s why by Nicholas Epley  on the Salon website on  March 2, 2014.

Chiwetel Ejiofor in “12 Years a Slave” (Credit: Fox Searchlight Pictures)

Jimmy P.

Monday, March 3rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Jimmy P. , Review by  Matt Zoller Seitz on the Roger Ebert. com website on  February 14, 2014.

 

64th Berlin International Film Festival—Part 4

Friday, February 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  64th Berlin International Film Festival—Part 4. Between faith and the striving for truth: German films in competition at the Berlinale By Bernd Reinhardt  on the World Socialist Web Site on February 28,  2014.

Click Here to Read:  64th Berlin International Film Festival—Part 3 on this website.

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64th Berlin International Film Festival—Part 3

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  64th Berlin International Film Festival—Part 3 We Come as Friends and Run Boy Run: Two more films that take a serious approach By Stefan Steinberg  on the World Socialist Web Site on  February 26, 2014.

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The Jewish Gang That Pulled Off the Most Famous Bank Robbery in Communist History

Sunday, February 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Jewish Gang That Pulled Off the Most Famous Bank Robbery in Communist History. A new Romanian film starring Vera Farmiga recreates a notorious incident with echoes in today’s European anti-Semitism By Jonathan Levin on the Tablet website on February 20, 2014.

A still from Irene Lusztig’s film Reconstruction, 2002. (Courtesy of Irene Lusztig)

The Permanent Revolution in film criticism

Wednesday, February 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  A review of David Walsh’s The Sky Between the Leaves from Uruguay: “The Permanent Revolution in film criticism” By Marcelo Arias Souto  on the World Socialist Web Site on  February 19,  2014.

Kings Park: Stories of an American Mental Institution by Lucy Winer and Karen Eaton reviewed by Bennett Roth

Monday, February 17th, 2014

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Shoah’s’ Claude Lanzmann returns to ‘The Last of the Unjust’

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Review of : The Patagonian Hare by Claude Lanzmann,  Reviewed by Richard Davenport-Hines on the Teleghraph website on 06 March 06,  2012.

French director Claude Lanzmann speaks to the media after the screening of his latest film, “The Last of the Unjust,” in Tel Aviv. (Jack Guez / AFP/Getty Images / January 21, 2014)

‘Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian’ falls victim to Freudian clichés

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  ‘Jimmy P: Psychotherapy of a Plains Indian’ falls victim to Freudian clichés By Kyle Smith in The New York Post on February 12, 2014 |

Shirley Temple Black 1928 – 2014

Tuesday, February 11th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: “NO; SHIRLEY TEMPLE ISN’T A COMMUNIST” – New York Herald Tribune, 1938 on posted by Justin Miller on Twitter.com

Click Here to Read:  Famed former child actress Shirley Temple dies By Ben Brumfield on the  CNN website on February 11, 2014.

Superegos (Uber-Ich und Du): Berlin Review

Sunday, February 9th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Superegos (Uber-Ich und Du): Berlin Review by Stephen Dalton on the Hollywood Reporter website on February 9, 2014.

Philip Seymour Hoffman is another victim of extremely stupid drug laws

Friday, February 7th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Russell Brand: Philip Seymour Hoffman is another victim of extremely stupid drug laws In Hoffman’s domestic or sex life there is no undiscovered riddle – the man was a drug addict and, thanks to our drug laws, his death inevitable by Russell Brand in the Guardian on  February 6, 2014.

‘Behind the Candelabra’: Insincerely Yours

Thursday, February 6th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  ‘Behind the Candelabra’: Insincerely Yours by Harvey Roy Greenberg on the Clinical Psychiatry News website.

‘The Invisible Woman’ movie review

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   ‘The Invisible Woman’ movie review By Ann Hornaday in The Washington Post on January 16, 2014.

David Appleby/Sony Pictures Classics - Although he is still married, Charles Dickens (Ralph Fiennes) falls for an actress, Nelly (Felicity Jones), in “The Invisible Woman.”

February 2014 Events at Leo Baeck Institute

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

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February 2014 Events at Leo Baeck Institute

Join us in February for a diverse lineup of programs that will explore how German-Jewish immigrants helped build San Francisco, the role of Rabbis in the German Army in WWI, and much more. Unless otherwise noted, please register in advance at (212) 744-6400. The most current list of events is always online at lbi.org/events.

Thursday, February 6, 2014, 6:30 PM | Panel Discussion
Jews, Cities and Culture: Hamburg, New York, and Kiev (more…)

What To Do About Woody Allen?

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   What To Do About Woody Allen? By Ezra Glinter on the Arty Semite website on February 3, 2014.
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