Posts Tagged ‘Film Society of Lincoln Center’

Citizen Artist: A Noel Coward Film Series to Remember

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film, West Side Spirit

NoelCoward_Lean As part of the citywide Noël Coward tribute Star Quality: The World of Noël Coward, the film series at the Walter Reade Theater makes it evident that current pop culture has not produced the kind of multitalented demi-giants like the 20th century’s Coward, Jean Cocteau, Orson Welles, Melvin Van Peebles. Very possibly Michael Jackson and [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

Feasting on Cinema

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

Higher-Profile films at New York Film Festival By Jerry Portwood The New York Film Festival, the city’s premiere film fest, has been lambasted over the years for being too exclusive, academic and, as A.O. Scott wrote in the New York Times last year, “as the grimmest in memory.” But recent additions to the programming staff—many [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

The Sign of Rohmer

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

By Armond White The late Eric Rohmer is not known for his audacity—but he should be. The Film Society of Lincoln Center’s complete retrospective of the director’s quietly masterful career, “The Sign of Rohmer” (Aug. 18-Sept. 3), confirms his daring. This is an irresistible opportunity to see his experimental musical The Tree, The Mayor and [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

Sarli and Hawks

Written by admin on . Posted in Arts & Film, Film

Remembering a time when actresses still had curves and eroticism could work both ways By Armond White I first saw Carne, a showcase for Argentinian sex symbol Isabel Sarli, at a San Sebastian Film Festival revival of that 1968 film while in the company of John Waters and his assistant Pat Moran. The duo provided [&hellip
[ read more... ]

1 Comment

..