Articles tagged howard hawks

The Thing (2011): Bringing Quiet Tones and Space Vaginas Back from the ‘80s

Matthijs van Heinjningen Jr.'s prequel to John Carpenter's The Thing summons the chilly vibe and the cinema-sexual psychoanalytic undertone of the best of '80s genre cinema. It's only the generic modern "female empowerment" story that seems dated.

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The 100 Essential Directors Part 4: Samuel Fuller - John Huston

On our fourth day, this journey through the 100 Essential Film Directors continues to twist and turn in unexpected ways. From bold, opinionated Hollywood voices to those who essentially created the language of cinema, today will shed light on kings of genre like Samuel Fuller, through lions like the legendary John Huston.

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If Norma Jean Baker were still alive, she would be well into her 80s today. But even though Marilyn Monroe has been dead for more

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The Gangster Film Reader by Alain Silver and James Ursini [Eds]

In an age when gangsters have given way to gangstas, it's refreshing to find a book that takes the older breed seriously.

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Fast-paced ‘Scarface’ pushed `30s violence limits, stirred censors

Two important and controversial Hollywood films—one from 1932, the other from 1950—are among the most intriguing recent DVD releases. The notoriety of the original Scarface,

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7 Apr 2005 // 12:00 AM

Twentieth Century (1934)

Twentieth Century reveals the self-consciousness of theater, its falseness and its glory.

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1 Jan 1995 // 12:03 AM

Hatari (1962/2001)

['Hatari'] reminds us as well that, as David Thomson observes, Hawks is 'the greatest optimist the cinema has produced.' He delineates a world in which men and women, humans and animals, co-exist and achieve an enviable degree of harmony and serenity.

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Kiasmos: 26 May 2015 - Rough Trade NYC (Photos)

// Notes from the Road

"Kiasmos is the exciting, dark and trippy electronic project from Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen.

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