October 16, 2018

Films



DRACULA (1931) with live musical accompaniment, presented with ArtsRock and Arts Angels

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Title: Dracula
Year: 1931
Country: USA
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Dracula is the first and one of the most famous of a storied and long line of horror films made by Universal Studios. It is eclipsed perhaps only by Frankenstein, which began our Halloween series of classic horror three years ago. Despite numerous remakes this remains the definitive Dracula, thanks … [Read more...]

LOVE, GILDA

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Title: Love, Gilda
Year: 2018
Country: USA
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One of the first and brightest stars of Saturday Night Live, Gilda Radner played a critcal role in establishing SNL’s standing as the most important comedy showcase on television. An affectionate reminder of her brief and brilliant career, cut short by her death from cancer at 42, the film … [Read more...]

SORRY TO BOTHER YOU

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Title: SORRY TO BOTHER YOU
Year: 2018
Country: USA
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Cassius, an African American striver living in Oakland, works at a telemarketing firm. He’s told to “stick to the script” but soon his rise, fall and bizarre sideways bounces take him on a Faustian journey, trading his integrity for professional and material gain. A satirical portrait of a young man … [Read more...]

IN THE MOUTH OF THE WOLF: A Celebration of Verdi, and Italy’s Opera-Crazed Town

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Title: IN THE MOUTH OF THE WOLF: A Celebration of Verdi and Italy’s Opera-Crazed Town
Country: USA / Italy
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The Italian city of Parma and its magnificent Teatro Regio enjoy fame— some would say infamy— as the “toughest,” most passionate and best-informed opera audience in the world. At the heart of tonight’s multi-media presentation is a screening of the “lost” 1963 film, In the Mouth of the Wolf (55 … [Read more...]