America and the world have gotten older but no wiser, and yesteryear’s snake oil salesmen and false prophets seeking actual profits give way to a new breed of fakers, art world hustlers like Anna Delvey and born-rich real estate swindlers who turn a long history of bankruptcies into a campaign for public office.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' residency at Metrograph is a monthly series showcasing film prints from the Academy Film Archive, home to one of the most diverse and extensive motion picture collections in the world. Next screening on December 15: SCROOGED in 35mm with Karen Allen and Carol Kane.
Great movies don’t have age restrictions, so there’s something for everybody and anybody to enjoy at Playtime, including shooting for the stars with the crew of the Thunder Road, meeting the King of the Moon, talking with the animals, and running with the rats of NIMH. Every Saturday and Sunday at 11am—bring the family!
This weekend: Joe Dante's EXPLORERS in 35mm.
From playing a regally elegant gay pimp in Paul Schrader’s American Gigolo to anchoring some of the biggest and bloodiest action spectacles of the 1980s, Duke has had an extraordinary career in front of the camera, and a no less unforgettable one behind it—a towering screen presence, of towering accomplishments.
Publisher Grove Press’s Film Division served as one of the most important independent distributors in the US from the mid-1960s to the early 70s, releasing titles like Vilgot Sjöman’s I Am Curious (Yellow), Jean-Luc Godard’s Weekend, Nagisa Oshima’s Boy and hundreds of other features, documentaries and short subjects. Ed Halter presents two short films from the Grove Press Film Division.
With so many naughty and nice seasonal movies to choose from, we’ve made an annual tradition of showing the best, and this year we’ve heaped up plenty of seasonal goodies under our tree, from warm-and-cozy silver screen standards to modern masterworks—because chestnuts roasting on an open fire are nice, but there’s no substitute for the glow of the cinema screen.