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Current Viewing: Anyone Can Play: Directed by Luigi Zampa

Ursula Andress on the set of 'Anyone Can Play".Ursula Andress on the set of 'Anyone Can Play".

Four beautiful women struggling with their sexual frustrations in fashionable 60's Rome,

Current Viewing: L'Hypothese du Tableau Vole : (Hypothesis Of The Stolen Painting): Directed by Raoul Ruiz

Ruiz ’s approach to cinema, is to view films not as self-enclosed entities but as open systems evoking other films and images.Ruiz ’s approach to cinema, is to view films not as self-enclosed entities but as open systems evoking other films and images.

"Inspired by the idiosyncratic personality of author, theorist, and artist Pierre Klossowski whose densely cerebral erotic fiction was influenced by such notorious literary figures as the Marquis de Sade and the excommunicated surrealist Georges Bataille, as well as Klossowski's final novel La Baphomet, The Hypothesis of the Stolen Painting is an indelibly haunting, endlessly fascinating, and maddeningly abstruse composition on Pirandellian ambiguity and the inherent subjectivity of perspective."

Acquarello

Current Viewing: Ghost Dance: A 1983 Film by Ken McMullen: Featuring Jacques Derrida As Himself

"Cinema plus Psychoanalysis equals the Science of Ghosts" — Jacques Derrida"Cinema plus Psychoanalysis equals the Science of Ghosts" — Jacques Derrida

Ghost Dance, an experimental film by the British director Ken McMullen, is notable for its very leisurely pace, its occasional bizarre humor, its near-perfect opacity and the presence of two striking individuals: Jacques Derrida, the French linguistic philosopher, and Pascale Ogier, the late young actress whose doleful, mature face and mischievous manner held forth such great promise of a remarkable screen career. … Ogier and Leonie Mellinger, as the film’s two wandering heroines, appear in various bleak settings in London and Paris, while various quotations are delivered in voice-over and titles like “Myth: The Voice of Destruction, the Voice of Deliverance” divide the film into subsections.

— NY Times.

Current Viewing: Saint Laurent: Directed by Bertrand Bonello.

The film centers on Saint Laurent's life from 1967 to 1976, during which time the famed fashion designer was at his peak.The film centers on Saint Laurent's life from 1967 to 1976, during which time the famed fashion designer was at his peak.

Wait! They have serpents? And Helmut Berger? La decadence!

Current Viewing: Ugetsu Monogatari: Directed by Kenji Mizoguchi

If Mizoguchi had a point to his concentration on women, it may have been to explore how their subjugation  affects everyone.If Mizoguchi had a point to his concentration on women, it may have been to explore how their subjugation affects everyone.

Set in 16th century Japan, amidst the pandemonium of civil war, potter Genjūrō (Mori Masayuki) and samurai-aspirant Tobei (Ozawa Sakae) set out with their wives in search of wealth and military glory respectively. Two parallel tales ensue when the men are lured from their wives: Genjūrō by the ghostly charm of Lady Wakasa (Kyo Machiko); Tobei by the dream of military glory.

Current Viewing: Clouds Of Sils Maria: Olivier Assayas

Olivier Assayas, Kristen Stewart and Juliette Binoche weave a devious tapestry of doubled textuality.Olivier Assayas, Kristen Stewart and Juliette Binoche weave a devious tapestry of doubled textuality.

Current Viewing: Agnes Varda's Lions Love

Viva in Varda's "Lion's Love" being effortlessly editorialViva in Varda's "Lion's Love" being effortlessly editorial

Lions Love makes you want to lose yourself to LA in all its vapid possibilities.

TI DATE: Nicolas Provost: PLOT POINT TRILOGY: Q+A: FILM SOCIETY LINCOLN CENTER 9:15PM: 04: 23: 14

Plot Point (2007) dramatizes the NYPD’s movements in Times Square.Plot Point (2007) dramatizes the NYPD’s movements in Times Square.

Nicolas Provost’s work studies the similarities between the narrative conventions of movies and the recording of the everyday, and looks for the cinematic everywhere but the cinema. In his Plot Point Trilogy, three short videos created over six years, Provost filmed iconic public spaces with a hidden camera, weaving the footage into dramatic arcs using narrative editing devices. Plot Point (2007) dramatizes the NYPD’s movements in Times Square. Stardust (2010) transforms the ugly foyers of Las Vegas into a crime story featuring real Hollywood stars. And Tokyo Giants (2012) follows an actor playing a serial killer through the Japanese metropolis [Images courtesy of Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium].

Marine Vacth: The Next #Everything

Directional American editors might want to start practicing the pronunciation of Ma-rine in just the right way.Directional American editors might want to start practicing the pronunciation of Ma-rine in just the right way.

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