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Monthly archive November, 2014
Second Dimensions: You Are Your Own Voyeur

Second Dimensions: You Are Your Own Voyeur

Scarlett Johansson as the alien skinwalker in Under the Skin becomes her own voyeur, internalizing the reactions of others, imagining and wondering about her body as an object.
La Petite Lise

La Petite Lise

Jean Grémillon's brooding and masterful early sound film – unavailable on DVD – screens Saturday 11/22 at 4:30 at the Museum of the Moving Image.
Whiplash

Whiplash

When he was a teenager, Charlie “Yardbird” Parker got a chance to play with Jo Jones, drummer for Count Basie’s Orchestra. Midway through the performance, Parker lost the beat, Jones threw a cymbal at him, and the crowd laughed him off the stage. Legend has it that Parker muttered “I’ll be back” as he exited...
The Donovan Affair at Film Forum

The Donovan Affair at Film Forum

The experience itself was a history of film condensed into an hour and half; at first people laughed with each newly added telephone ring and footstep, but after the amusement of this novelty wore off, we had progressed all the way from 1894 to 2014.
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