Movie City News Archive for September, 2015

Tim Gray Concerned About Awards Voters Finding Balance In The Walk

Tim Gray Concerned About Awards Voters Finding Balance In The Walk

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Richard Brody Not Found Among The Zemeckisites

“The tastelessness of his jumbled thrill ride lacks precisely the purity, the simplicity, the stillness in motion and the infinitesimal perfection of Petit’s walk. The collection of images has neither a constructive compositional complexity nor a severely disciplined set of self-imposed limits. Zemeckis reduces—or, rather, inflates—the walk from sensation to sensationalism.” Richard Brody Not Found…

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Stephen Holden Tries To Science The Shit Out Of NYFF

“Steve Jobs draws a cinematic dividing line between a shiny new digital future and the scruffy old past, and it envisions a man-machine interface in which people merge with devices that ultimately separate them from others.” Stephen Holden Tries To Science The Shit Out Of NYFF

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Clem Bastow Sez Male Critics Panned The Intern Because, Male Critics

Clem Bastow Sez Male Critics Panned The Intern Because, Male Critics Earlier – Producer Mynette Louie On “4 Ways Women Get A Raw Deal In Hollywood”

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John Guillermin, 89, Directed Towering Inferno, Dino’s Kong, Shaft In Africa

John Guillermin, 89, Directed Towering Inferno, Dino’s Kong, Shaft In Africa

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Philadelphia City Paper Alt-Weekly Closing Next Week; Employees Fired, Archives Extinguished

Philadelphia City Paper Alt-Weekly Closing Next Week; Employees Fired, Archives Likelky To Extinguished

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Peter Dinklage Sez “The Fight Is All”

Peter Dinklage Sez “The Fight Is All”

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John Carpenter To Perform Scores Live For First Time, In Iceland

John Carpenter To Perform Scores Live For First Time, In Iceland

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Joshua Oppenheimer Op-Eds 50th Anniversary Of Indonesian Genocide

Joshua Oppenheimer Op-Eds 50th Anniversary Of Indonesian Genocide

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Matt Damon: “Oh My God, I Look Like An Asshole”

Matt Damon: “Oh My God, I Look Like An Asshole”

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NYDN Lets Go Of 13-Year Film Critic Joe Neumaier

NYDN Lets Go Of 13-Year Film Critic Joe Neumaier

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Good Dr. Bordwell On When Strange, Subjective Sounds First Appeared In H’wd Pics

Good Dr. Bordwell On When Strange, Subjective Sounds First Appeared In H’wd Pics

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Hw’d Figures Sought To Assist Anti-ISIS Propaganda

Hw’d Figures Sought To Assist Anti-ISIS Propaganda

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The Inspirations Behind Rebel Citizen, The Haskell Wexler Bio-Doc

The Inspirations Behind Rebel Citizen, The Haskell Wexler Bio-Doc

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Tom White And AJ Schnack On The “Field Of Vision” Doc Series Online Launch

Tom White And AJ Schnack On The “Field Of Vision” Doc Series Online Launch

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Jada Yuan Profiles Cary Fukunaga; Shooting Beasts Of No Nation Was Tough

Jada Yuan Profiles Cary Fukunaga; Shooting Beasts Of No Nation Was Tough

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“Can Anyone Save The Library Of Congress?”

“Can Anyone Save The Library Of Congress?”

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Drew McWeeny Blown Away By The Timeless Timeliness Of 1982’s The World According To Garp

Drew McWeeny Blown Away By The Timeless Timeliness Of 1982’s The World According To Garp

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A+E Blends Broadcast Film Critics’ Ass’n’s TV And Movie Awards

A+E NETWORKS EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH THE BROADCAST FILM CRITICS ASSOCIATION AND THE BROADCAST TELEVISION JOURNALISTS ASSOCIATION TO COMBINE ‘THE CRITICS’ CHOICE TELEVISION & MOVIE AWARDS’ INTO ONE UNFORGETTABLE SHOW ‘THE 21St ANNUAL CRITICS’ CHOICE AWARDS’ TO SIMULCAST LIVE ON A&E, LIFETIME AND LMN ON SUNDAY, JANUARY 17 AT 8 PM ET/PT  New York, NY—September 30, 2015…

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Vpon Ye Apple Store As Modern Chvrch

Vpon Ye Apple Store As Modern Chvrch

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“The word I have fallen in love with lately is ‘Hellenic.’ Greek in its mythology. So while everyone is skewing towards the YouTube generation, here we are making two-and-a-half-hour movies and trying to buck the system. It’s become clear to me that we are never going to be a perfect fit with Hollywood; we will always be the renegade Texans running around trying to stir the pot. Really it’s not provocation for the sake of being provocative, but trying to make something that people fall in love with and has staying power. I think people are going to remember Dragged Across Concrete and these other movies decades from now. I do not believe that they will remember some of the stuff that big Hollywood has put out in the last couple of years. You’ve got to look at the independent space to find the movies that have been really special recently. Even though I don’t share the same world-view as some of my colleagues, I certainly respect the hell out of their movies which are way more fascinating than the stuff coming out of the studio system.”
~ Dallas Sonnier

“My first objective relationship in life was with the camera. I didn’t understand anything but then I realized the camera is my friend. It doesn’t lie to me. It doesn’t manipulate me. It only reports what I’m doing. And therefore, for me to work with a camera and the camera to be directed by an artist, a craftsman, someone who knows what he or she wants, I couldn’t ask for anything more.”
~ Elliot Gould