Vincere (2009)

Vincere (2009)Directed by: Marco BellocchioWritten by: Marco BellocchioStarring: Giovanna Mezzogiorno, Filippo TimiRun Time: 128 minutesMPAA Rating: Not Ratedhttp://it.movies.yahoo.com/speciali/vincere/There is understandably a risk in bringing stories of unappealing, hated characters to the big screen. You can just imagine the  ...

Broken Embraces

Broken EmbracesDirected by: Pedro AlmodovarWritten by: Pedro AlmodovarStarring: Penelope Cruz, Luis HomarRun Time: 127 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated RIn the hands of the right director, melancholy and melodrama can be a wonderful thing.  Usually, the great Spanish director Pedro Almodovar  ...

Precious

PreciousDirected by: Lee Daniels Written by: Geoffrey Fletcher; based on Push: A Novel by Sapphire Starring: Gabourey Sidibe, Mo'Nique, Paula Patton, Mariah Carey Run Time: 109 minutesMPAA Rating: Rated RStories of life's struggles and tragedies may not make for  ...

NYFF 2009

NYFF 2009http://www.filmlinc.com/nyff/nyff.htmlIf the New York Film Festival presented by the Film Society of Lincoln Center sets the stage for the upcoming art house movie season, then the outlook is grim.  By that I don't necessarily mean bad, but definitely  ...

The Other New York

The Other New YorkOne of the many things New Yorkers are blessed with is being resident to the most exciting and entertaining city in the U.S., yet having relatively quick, easy access to a completely different environment as needed.  ...

Paris

ParisDirected by: Cédric KlapischWritten by: Cédric KlapischStarring: Juliette Binoche, Romain DurisRun Time: 130 minMPAA Rating: Rated Rhttp://www.ifcfilms.com Sometimes it takes a disaster or near-death experience to catch one's attention and appreciate life or at least start evaluating it.  ...

Tokyo! (2008)

Tokyo! is three films in one, combining the whimsy and creativity of visionary directors Michel Gondry, Leos Carax and Bong Joon-ho. The movie’s namesake serves as the backdrop and inspiration for odd and disparate characters in even odder situations. In  ...

Maysles Cinema and Institute–Destinations

Maysles Cinema and Institute 343 Lenox Ave. between 127/128 NYC For calendar of events and screenings go to www.mayslesfilms.com November 2008 http://www.mayslesinstitute.org/ A Documentary Icon Brings His Art (and heart) Uptown: Maysles Cinema and Institute Settles in Harlem For  ...