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Is A.I. the New Other?
7 Mar 2017 // 9:59 PM
Aliens and robots are swapping seats as filmic sci-fi reformulates its visions of the foreign and the familiar.
Extra Large Popcorn, Please: The Film Forum's "Return of the Double Feature"
25 Aug 2016 // 9:30 PM
Originating as a practical means to ensure financial solvency, the “double feature” may now serve a more profound aesthetic purpose.
Doing The Worst Things Well: What We Can Learn from Anthony Burgess
18 Jan 2012 // 4:00 PM
The 50th anniversary of Anthony Burgess's A Clockwork Orange, along with the recent discovery of a vast archive of the author's unpublished work, should shine fresh light on one of the 20th century's most prolific, daring and underrated writers.
The Panting Maniac: Chasing Lolita on a Grim 50-Year Anniversary
14 Aug 2008 // 6:00 PM
What the author finds on the bottom end of American pop culture in 1958 is an environment ripe and primed, no matter how subconsciously or keep-it-in-the-family quiet, for the sexual exploitation of youth.
'The Killing' Still Kills
22 Aug 2011 // 2:55 AM
The Killing marks a decided growth spurt on Stanley Kubrick's directorial chart.
2001: A Space Odyssey (1968/2001)
1 Nov 2001 // 9:00 AM
In this light, '2001' and the revolutionary epoch of its making seem a mere Technicolor blip in an otherwise olive drab post-World War II empire.
Double Take: Dr. Strangelove (1964)
10 Jul 2016 // 9:15 PM
With its obvious satire of male aggression and its parallel with today's news headlines, why aren't students 'getting' this classic ultimate black comedy?
10 Terrific Films With Alternate Endings
21 Apr 2015 // 5:00 AM
With the birth of home video, filmmakers have been able to tinker with their vision. Here are ten examples, however, of where their original endings were changed before said movies were released.