Articles tagged nicholas ray

Bresson and Ray on Money and Its Corruptions in ‘They Live by Night’ and ‘L’argent’

Nicholas Ray's debut and Robert Bresson's farewell to cinema may be split by decades and operate in different genres, but they come together in examining the fatalistic implications of money changing hands.

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The Ongoing Struggle With Society in ‘The Savage Innocents’

Nicholas Ray's personal frustrations inform his fable of the far north, now on Blu-ray by Olive Films.

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I’m Going to Kill You: ‘Johnny Guitar’ Gets the Class Treatment

One tends to watch this film open-mouthed in wonder at the forceful dialogue, the colorful imagery, and the sheer emotional punch of its women.

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‘In a Lonely Place’ and the Performative Signature

Despite his various successes as a writer and a lover, Bogart's Dixon Steele fails to attain the recognition he insists he deserves.

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‘Wind Across the Everglades’ Blows Hot and Cold

This film offers a unique time, setting and theme, one that hasn't dated even if the brawling robust tone has.

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The 100 Essential Directors Part 7: Kenji Mizoguchi to Satyajit Ray

Pushing boundaries seems to be the thread that ties the directors of our seventh day together. From Japanese innovators to Italian iconclasts and Polish provocateurs, the directors that fall between Kenji Mizoguchi and the man who was perhaps India's greatest visual storyteller, Satyajit Ray, all push the form in incredible, surprising ways.

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Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 1

Day One - A trip back to the classic days of studio system Hollywood, complete with great musicals, amazing adventure yarns, and a couple of post-modern freak outs, just to keep things controversial and lively.

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26 Apr 2005 // 1:00 AM

Bitter Victory (1957)

Perhaps the most vehemently anti-war film of its era, Bitter Victory has no time for Greatest Generation mythologizing.

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25 Mar 2003 // 1:00 AM

In a Lonely Place (1950)

Put simply, the eyes cannot be trusted, not in film noir generally, and especially not in In a Lonely Place.

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Stevie Wonder Takes a Knee as Green Day and Others Also Speak Out at Global Citizen Festival

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"The 2017 Global Citizen Festival's message for social action was amplified by Stevie Wonder and many other incredible performers and notable guests.

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