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Posts tagged "film forum"
Sternberg and Dietrich: Vamping The Dream

Sternberg and Dietrich: Vamping The Dream

Whereas Sternberg’s need to make his settings emphatically real on the surface level obstructs a genuine feeling of reality, Dietrich’s characters are so fictitiously composed that even the slightest breach feels like penetrating into the core of human emotion.
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.
Hiroshima Mon Amour

Hiroshima Mon Amour

Honoring its sensitive subject, this classic is both an emotionally charged and a thoughtfully crafted depiction of a recovering postwar world that carries the freight of its horrific past.
Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

It is so completely Williams: the nuanced relationships, the decidedly Southern feel, the patient appreciation for quiet. Though it’s unconventional, even by Williams’ own standards, the movie is beautiful in its own right.
Contempt

Contempt

Joseph Pomp offers a slightly contemptuous take on a Godard classic, now playing at Film Forum.
Film Forum

Film Forum

Alexander Tsebelis discusses the merits of Film Forum (and its various concessions), in our new series of reviews of New York City repertory theaters.
House of Bamboo

House of Bamboo

Robert Page reviews Samuel Fuller's House of Bamboo, now playing at Film Forum.
Interview: Mike Maggiore

Interview: Mike Maggiore

Bernhard Fasenfest interviews Film Forum's new release co-programmer.
Rep Picks for the Weekend of 9/21/12

Rep Picks for the Weekend of 9/21/12

Looking for something to watch this weekend? Already seen The Master 3 times? Will Noah takes a look at what’s playing at some of NYC’s finest rep houses this weekend.
Celine and Julie Go Boating

Celine and Julie Go Boating

Maria Giménez Cavallo reviews the landmark 1974 art film, a new 35mm print of which is playing at Film Forum through Thursday, May 10.
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