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The First Look Festival Offers Most Mercurial Films
7 months ago by Sam Weisberg
Pornographic films now employ, with some regularity, a quadruple screen/angle effect, allowing viewers to choose which feed to look at. But it's doubtful that any smut film has featured a subplot in which hoodlums steal a fossilized...
The Past -- and the Great Hou Hsiao-hsien -- Flourish at MOMI
11 months ago by Aaron Cutler
The filmmaker Hou Hsiao-hsien's entrancing Flowers of Shanghai (1998) unfolds in a revolving world. Its action occurs inside a brothel in the British quarter of late-19th-century Shanghai, where a wealthy young man falls for a "flow...
More Than a Day Away: The Worlds Fair's Promised Future Lives On in Queens
1 year ago by Amy Brady
Touted on everything from publicity posters to a U.S. postage stamp as the "World of Tomorrow," the 1939 World's Fair was a showcase of modernity. Its sprawl across Flushing Meadow Park boasted exhibits like General Motors' Futurama...
Relish Mizoguchi's Heroines -- and Deep Empathy -- at MOMI
1 year ago by Michael Atkinson
In some danger of being overlooked in the press of history that reveres Yasujiro Ozu's rigorous constancy and Akira Kurosawa's noble pulp, Kenji Mizoguchi is a more difficult master magician to love and a harder legend to sell. We l...