Posts Tagged ‘Stephen Soderbergh’

Beauty vs. Beastliness

Written by Armond White on . Posted in Arts Our Town, Arts Our Town Downtown, Arts West Side Spirit, Our Town, Our Town Downtown, West Side Spirit

Michael Douglas as Liberace in Behind the Candelabra. Soderbergh’s Liberace pic confuses sympathy with politics From the actors’ perspective, Behind the Candelabra looks like a compassionate portrayal of the pianist and singer Liberace‘s relationship with Scott Thorson. The older established celebrity’s involvement with a younger man, masked for the public from 1977 to Liberace’s death in 1987, gets exposed here as an example [&hellip
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Tribeca Film’s Unveils Keanu Reeves Doc About the Effects of the Digital Revolution on Cinema

Written by NYPress on . Posted in Arts & Film

Movie theater. Photo by Fin Fahey. Photo courtesy of Wikimedia Commons Technological advances have always driven major changes in the art of film making, from the coming of sound to the development of computer animation. But could the digital age render film itself irrelevant? Tribeca Film is tackling this question through a series online of video clips exploring the new documentary Side by Side. The documentary, [&hellip
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