On the Process brings together films that revel in the sweat and the elbow grease behind artistic production, whether in the practice of filmmakers like Derek Jarman and Andrei Tarkovsky or in the studios (and in the often onerous daily lives) of Gustav Klimt, Edvard Munch, and Vincent Van Gogh.
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.
In anticipation of the release of Terrence Malick's widely praised latest, we revisit his first four films, made over a 30 year period—a selection of searching, searing, beguiling films, plunging with unquenchable curiosity and a palpable physicality into the mystery and majesty of what it is to be alive.
Every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday: a series for connoisseurs of cocktails and nocturnal film freaks to hobnob, clink glasses, and see some of the best and most bizarre in cinema. The Commissary will be serving drinks and a special late night menu into the wee hours. This Weekend: David Lynch's DUNE.
In the interest of getting reacquainted and playing some movies we love that we think you’ll love too, we’re taking it one more time from the top—with all new selections. Screening next: Otto Preminger's BUNNY LAKE IS MISSING.
Playtime is Metrograph’s regularly-recurring weekend matinee series of studio standards, animated adventures, and foreign-language frolics, kid-friendly in content but selected because their quality has been proven plain to moviegoers of all ages. This weekend: THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL.