Archive for February 2012

by Emily Cameron
February 28th, 2012

Less than a week remains to see the exhibit “Jim Henson’s Fantastic World,” at the Museum of the Moving Image. Already extended for an additional seven weeks, the exhibit is scheduled to close its’ doors on March 4th.

by Emily Cameron
February 27th, 2012

Enjoy a little midweek thrill[er] with a free screening of Taika Waititi’s latest film Boy, hosted by Brooklyn Vegan this Tuesday February 28th at the Knitting Factory. Following the screening, break out your best moonwalk and dance like it is 1984 with a Michael Jackson themed dance party.

by Mark Elijah Rosenberg
February 25th, 2012

A melancholy fairy tale for a cool late winter afternoon.

by Emilie Spiegel
February 14th, 2012

Rooftop partner IFP is on the hunt for first-time filmmakers with feature length films currently in post-production to participate in this year’s Independent Filmmaker Labs.

by Emily Cameron
February 13th, 2012

Call me a curmudgeon, but most of these new 3D films give me a headache. Fortunately, with a little help from a resurgence of the New German Cinema, 3D is back and better than ever. Between Werner Herzog’s recent parlay into the third dimension with his documentary The Cave of Forgotten Dreams, and Wim Wender’s Pina, these giants of German cinema have proven that those dopey little glasses aren’t just for the likes of James Cameron anymore.

by Austin McAllister
February 11th, 2012

Everyone has seen it. Wife has husband, husband cheats on wife, wife gets angry. The story has played out many a time, but somehow Alison Bagnall’s beautifully understated film The Dish and the Spoon doesn’t just tell this story, it lets you live it.

by Emilie Spiegel
February 8th, 2012

The Superbowl for movie nerds is coming up and while I have no idea what went on this weekend in Indiana, I have plenty of ideas about what I think will go on at this year’s Oscars (February 26).

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