This Thursday, as part of our February theme of Great Movie Romances, the Princeton Film society screened Casablanca (1942) at McCormick 106. We had the pleasure of having Michael Cramer, a Lecturer at the Lewis Center for the Arts, give a talk about the historical and cultural significance of the film before the screening. Cramer discussed the historical context […]
Just a quick recap- this past Friday, PFS hosted a screening of Woody Allen’s Annie Hall, starring Woody Allen and Diane Keaton. Next Friday’s screening in PFS’s Great Movie Romances series will be Spike Jonze’s Her in McCormick 106 on Feb 13 at 8 P.M.
This past Friday, PFS screened Bad Santa, Terry Zwigoff’s Christmas comedy, as part of its holiday series. Starring Billy Bob Thornton, Bad Santa depicts the lackluster life of a Santa impersonator (Thornton) who, along with his height-challenged elf-helper (Tony Cox), goes through the motions of photo-posing mall-Santa by day and robs the same mall blind […]
this looks cool. “new romanian cinema”. check it out if you’re going to be in nyc sometime between december 4 and 8. check this link out for pricing & more info. *** this reminded me of the polish cinema series martin scorsese kicked off earlier this year at the lincoln center. most definitely look through […]
opening weekend was last week! legendary film maker frederick wiseman released a documentary on the national gallery of london, exploring the relation between story telling and painting. below are tid bits of a pretty interesting interview with wiseman concerning his new film if any of you are interested in knowing more about it. *** REARDON: Can you […]
cinema’s biggest pervert recently released the poster for his upcoming movie described as “a sexual melodrama about a boy and a girl and another girl…a love story, which celebrates sex in a joyous way”. which should be interesting seeing that this might contrast with gaspar’s usual rapey, dark, and dramatic ‘explorations’ of sex. gaspar says it’s a film that will […]
This past Friday, November 7th, Princeton Film Society screened Mike Newell’s Four Weddings and a Funeral, in keeping with the comedy theme for November. The movie features Hugh Grant in his breakout role as Charles, an alternately awkward and charming twentysomething whose history of “serial monogamy” makes him despair of finding a true life partner. […]