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The Diary of a Teenage Girl

Francis Levy | Posted 09.02.2015 | Arts
Francis Levy

The provenance of the movie, the existence of an artistic work that is created out of great pain and confusion provides the key to both the narrative and transcendence of its denouement.

Top 10 Reasons to Go to France

Patricia Zohn | Posted 08.13.2015 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

The French have been reading the tea leaves. Despite or perhaps because of recent violence, there seemed a new spirit of generosity towards tourists, if not to migrants. So many Americans are trooping off to art fairs. Why not also visit the most exciting performance festivals, many in France, which have a multicultural, often political, contemporary perspective? And a spate of private, hidden-away sites has also opened to the public which document the intensity of the lives and work of artists.

Julianne Moore's Year: Museum of the Moving Image's Tribute

Regina Weinreich | Posted 03.23.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

That she will win the Oscar this year seems a given. And the career salute from the Museum of the Moving Image, is just the proverbial icing on the year's cake.

A Master Builder

Francis Levy | Posted 10.01.2014 | Arts
Francis Levy

You've seen lots of Master Builders if you were brought up on Shaw's The Quintessence of Ibsenism or if you are an aspiring artist or married to one-...

George Sluizer and River Phoenix: Last Film for Old Dutch Master of Cinema and Young American Actor of Movies

Isa Freeling | Posted 02.22.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

Leaving "Dark Blood" in the RED, filming shut down and the insurance company took over, thinking that they would be able to get the money back from Phoenix's estate within a few weeks.

Talk to Her: Schiaparelli and Prada at the Metropolitan Museum

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.08.2012 | Home
Regina Weinreich

Schiaparelli thought fashion was art. Prada finds that equation impractical for today's world. Fashion is about selling dresses.

Actor Josh Hartnett Toys With Swordplay in Bunraku and Lives to Discuss It

Brad Balfour | Posted 11.29.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

Through Bunraku, an archly-stylized swordplay fantasy, Josh Hartnett returns to the genre spotlight. This computer-enhanced tale revolves around a "Man with No Name," and draws heavily on Samurai and Western tropes in an alternate-world dystopia.

25 Foreign Films Even Subtitle Haters Should See

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Reading subtitles is a lot like riding a bicycle. Practice not only makes perfect, soon enough it's second nature so you don't even notice you're doing it. This particularly holds true when you're watching something great.

The Best "Back to School" Movies

John Farr | Posted 06.20.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

Given the profound significance of education in our lives, it's no surprise there's no shortage of movies on the subject. Here are ten of my own favorite films about school, learning, and those mostly noble souls who teach.

DVDs -- Celebrate Moon Landing With Little Known Classic For All Mankind

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Filmmaker Al Reinert breaks a lot of rules. He depicts an idealized journey from the earth to the moon, grabbing footage wherever he found it.