Tuesday , February 25 2020

Film

Movie Review: ‘Regarding the Case of Joan of Arc’

'Regarding the Case of Joan of Arc' works out to be a metaphor for the current radicalization of Republican Christians in the USA, especially their hardcore faction and those advocating the use of violence to restore their alleged supremacy.

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Interview: Actress Lois Smith with Linda Winer, LPTW Oral History Series

Lois Smith, Five Easy Pieces, Jack Nicholson

'I was getting lots of scripts in which there was dementia or death. And I thought with some of them, I don’t want to settle into this and really didn’t. I’ve been fortunate. The last two characters I’ve played, one died, the other was terminal. There’s bound to be some of that.'

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Concert Review: Pianist Guy Livingston – ‘Dada at the Movies’ (NYC, 17 October 2018)

Guy Livingston

Livingston doesn't just champion this early 20th-century music, he brings it to vivid life, even as he entertains and educates on the classic Dada films.

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HIFF 2018 Coverage and Film Review: ‘Border,’ Special Jury Prize For Acting

Eero Milonoff, Eva Melander, Border, Ali Abbasi

Once again the 26th Hamptons International Film Festival sparked interest and traffic during Columbus Day weekend. Crowds lined up in East Hampton, Southampton and Sag Harbor for film screenings, celebrity talks and special events. The 126 films hailed from around the world. And a number of them had previously won …

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Fantastic Fest Film Review: Really Good ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’

Bad Times at the El Royale

On closing night Fantastic Fest treated attendees to some Bad Times at the El Royale, an almost film-noir by writer/director Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods, The Martian). Fantastic Fest, the largest genre film festival in the country shows horror, fantasy, sci-fi, action and unusual films that don’t necessarily …

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