Pauline Kael once wrote -- and probably said many times -- that "it takes a star to play a star." I thought of the quote while watching Cush Jumbo performing her Josephine and I , at Joe's Pub. The Josephine is Josephine Baker, who went to Paris ... Huffington Post, 2 weeks ago
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Pauline Kael was a film critic for The New Yorker magazine who entered the American political lexicon with a now-infamous statement about former U.S. President Richard Nixon's re-election: "I live in a rather special world.
(Issue # 1844) Photo: Viktor Bogorad I only know one person who voted for Nixon. Where they are I don't know." In the conservative, and later public, consciousness this was somehow translated to "how did Nixon win? No one I know voted for ...St. Petersburg Times Russia, 2 months ago Russian Officials Are Dangerously Out of Touch Moscow Times, 2 months ago
Having been a fan of the stylistic war represented by his Harry Callahan character and its critique by Pauline Kael there is always something about the isolation of lone (anti-)heroes, whether mercenary cowboys or mercenaries with Constitutional ...Daily Kos, 2 months ago
Making a film isn't finding the answer to a question, the iconic American documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles said, it's trying to capture life as it is. Albert and his brother David Maysles made over 50 films together, including the ...Hindustan Times, 1 week ago Albert Maysles Dead: Beloved For His Empathy, 'Gimme Shelter' Director Was Troubled By Critics Forbes.com, 2 weeks ago
City Theatre continues its 40th anniversary season with the comedy Oblivion, by Carly Mensch , directed by Stuart Carden , on-stage in the Hamburg Studio Theatre tonight, March 21 - April 26, 2015. Uber-hip Brooklynites Pam and Dixon take pride in ...Broadway World, 1 week ago City Theatre to Continue 40th Season with OBLIVION, 3/21-4/26 Broadway World, 3 weeks ago
ALBERT MAYSLES Filmmaker 26-11-1926 5-3-2015 Albert Maysles, who with his brother David helped redefine documentary filmmaking with such stark, slice-of-life movies as Gimme Shelter, about the Rolling Stones, and Grey Gardens, about an eccentric ...Sydney Morning Herald, 1 week ago Filmmaker's documentaries had a lasting influence on Hollywood WA Today, 1 week ago Albert Maysles, influential documentary filmmaker, dies at 88 Washington Post, 3 weeks ago Gimme Some Truth: Remembering Albert Maysles Huffington Post, 3 weeks ago
An all-new THEATER TALK looks back at a beloved Broadway musical and its phenomenally successful film adaptation, then ahead to a new musical due on Broadway this spring, itself a declared love letter to musicals. First up, Rodgers & Hammerstein ...Broadway World, 1 week ago
Literary critics have one big fault, and film critics have another. The best critics of the novel undervalue story-telling even as they push the merits of literary gruel: dull, highbrow tomes filled with ideas. The result is excessive praise for ...Weekly Standard, 2 weeks ago Girls on film: it's time to celebrate women critics, the liveliest voices in cinema New Statesman, 2 weeks ago Critics Debate the Best and Worst of the Oscars Variety, 1 month ago
John Boorman has made a lot of tough-nosed, violent and demanding films, including the 1967 film noir "Point Blank" with Lee Marvin, the Oscar-nominated 1972 thriller "Deliverance," starring Burt Reynolds and Jon Voight, and "Excalibur," the ...Miami Herald, 3 weeks ago
Over at Econlog I have a new post pointing out that back in 2006 New Keynesians like Brad DeLong believed in monetary offset. I should clarify one point, however. I am basically talking about the New Keynesian elite, the people who follow the latest ...Seeking Alpha, 3 weeks ago
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