Archive for the 'Movies' Category

Inherent Vice: Thomas Pynchon’s novel adapted for the screen

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Inherent Vice: Thomas Pynchon’s novel adapted for the screen By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on January 28, 2015.

Inherent Vice

The Hanna Segal Memorial Conference

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

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The Institute of Psychoanalysis
BYRON HOUSE 112A SHIRLAND ROAD MAIDA VALE LONDON W9 2BT

We are delighted to announce that the film of the Hanna Segal Memorial Conference is now available to download from our Vimeo site. You can watch the trailer and make the download by clicking here.

Hanna Segal (1918-2011) was one of the most eminent psychoanalysts of her generation. Her achievement has been celebrated all over the world and her work has (more…)

Mr. Turner brings the great painter to life

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Mr. Turner brings the great painter to life By Fred Mazelis on the World  Socialist Web Site on January 27, 2015.

Mr Turner

‘The Wolfpack’ Tells of One New York Apartment With Seven Children Locked Inside

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  ‘The Wolfpack’ Tells of One New York Apartment With Seven Children Locked Inside by Brooks Barmes in The New York Times on January 23, 2015,

When they were not being home schooled by their mother, the Angulo siblings were allowed to watch movies nonstop. Their story is told in “The Wolfpack,” directed by Crystal Moselle. CreditCrystal Moselle

Helix Center Winter Roundtables

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Helix Center Winter Roundtables.

The Holocaust film that was too shocking to show

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  The Holocaust film that was too shocking to show by Stuart Jeffries in The Guardian on January 9, 2015.

The entrance to Auschwitz. Photograph: Richard Blanshard/Channel 4

Jimmy. P: ‘not one actual Native American could be found to play the lead role?’

Sunday, January 18th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Jimmy. P: ‘not one actual Native American could be found to play the lead role?’ By Giovanni Fazio in the Japan Times.

Letters to Afar

Monday, January 12th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: LETTERS TO AFAR: OCT 22, 2014 – MAR 22, 2015, at the Museum of the City of New York, Co-presented by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research.

‘Selma’ Distorts History by Airbrushing Out Jewish Contributions to Civil Rights

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: ‘Selma’ Distorts History by Airbrushing Out Jewish  Contributions to Civil Rights Film’s Portrayal of Lyndon Johnson Is Not Only Inaccuracy By Leida Snow on the Jewish Daily Forward website on January 5, 2015.

Movie Monday: Orson Welles, The Trial

Monday, January 5th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: The Trial (1962 film) on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Orson Welles’ ‘The Trial’ Is a Study in Transcendental Sociology
By Andrew Grossman on the PopMatters website on November 7, 2013.

Click Here to Read: The Trial to air on TMC on February 19, 2015 at 5:00pm.

Click Here to View: Watch The Trial (1962), Orson Welles’ Worst or Best Film, Adapted From Kafka’s Classic Work in Film on the Open Culture website on January 10th, 2014. (more…)

Life in modern Tokyo, and life during the two world wars: Kabukicho Love Hotel, Tsili and Theeb

Monday, January 5th, 2015

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Click Here to Read: Life in modern Tokyo, and life during the two world wars: Kabukicho Love Hotel, Tsili and Theeb By John Watanabe on the World Socialist Web Site on January 5, 2015.

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Péter Forgács’ Memory Art Brings Phantoms of Eastern Europe to Light

Monday, January 5th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Péter Forgács’ Memory Art Brings Phantoms of Eastern Europe to Light  ‘Letters to Afar’ is the latest of an emergent and haunting new form, Jewish material-memory film By J. Hoberman on the Tablet Website on November 20, 2014.

Still from a Polish home movie, c. 1920s-1930s. (Photo courtesy of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York.)

Villa Aurora: The Making of a Movie

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

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Click Here to Read:  Villa Aurora: The Making of a Movie by Tamar Simon Hoffs and Carolyn Pfeiffer.

Click Here to Read:  Villa Aurora Look Book.

The Imitation Game: “Am I a machine? Am I a war hero? Am I a criminal?”

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Imitation Game: “Am I a machine? Am I a war hero? Am I a criminal?” By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on December 31, 2014.

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Best films of 2014

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Best films of 2014 By David Walsh and Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on December 30, 2014.

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The latest blockbuster from CIA Pictures: The Interview

Monday, December 29th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The latest blockbuster from CIA Pictures: The Interview By Andre Damon and David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on December 29, 2014.

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Movie Monday: Metropolis

Monday, December 29th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Metropolis (1927 film) on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Fritz Lang’s Metropolis Official Website.

Click Here to Read:  Metropolis on Rotten Tomatoes.

Click Here to Read: Metropolis (An Analysis) by Stefan Borbély, Babeş-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania on the Center for Imagination Website.

Click Here to Read: Fritz Lang’s Metropolis: Cinematic Visions of Technology and Fear edited by Michael Minden, Holger Bachmann on the Google Books Website. (more…)

Movie Monday: The Searchers

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Searchers on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  The Searchers (1956) on the Filmsite Movie Review website.

Click Here To Read:  The Searchers (1956) Screen: The Searchers’ Find Act on; Entertaining Western Opens at Criterion ‘Animal World’ Shown At Little Carnegie By Bosley Crowther in The New York Times on May 31, 1956.

Click Here To Read:  The Searchers on the Rotten Tomatoes Website.

Click Here to Read: The Racial Frontier in John Ford’s The Searchers: La Frontera Racial en The Searchers de John Ford by Arlene Hui at University College London.

Under the Skin (or aliens from another social class) and Mood Indigo (more inventiveness from Michel Gondry)

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

Under-the-Skin_01Click Here to Read: Under the Skin (or aliens from another social class) and Mood Indigo (more inventiveness from Michel Gondry) By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on December 16, 2014.

Under the Skin

Movie Monday: Man with a Movie Camera

Monday, December 15th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Man with a Movie Camera on Wikipdia.

Click Here to Read:  Man with a Movie Camera Reviewed by Roger Ebert on the RogerEbert.com website.

Click Here to Read: Images-Man with a Movie Camera, video review by Grant Tracey on the Images Journal.com website.

Click Here to Read:  Dziga Vertov on Wikipedia.