Film

Without Men, Without Women, Without Roots

As someone who devotes a significant chunk of her mental life to the question of women in film, the title Women Without Men intrigues, but ultimately stirs up a distinct sense of dread.

THE EARTH WILL DIE SCREAMING

If you somehow have never seen Doctor Who since it debuted on November 23, 1963 (the day after the Kennedy assassination), now is a good time to start.

WILD BOARS RUN AMOK: THE 2010 NY ASIAN FILM FESTIVAL

A few years ago Subway Cinema, the group behind the New York Asian Film Festival, considered expanding their role as New York’s avatar of wondrous Asian cinema with a distribution arm. Realizing it would be impossible to stay afloat in what proved to be the most difficult time ever for foreign films, they nixed the plan.

NOT OF OUR TIME

One simply cannot deny that Metropolis–Lang’s 1927 tale of insurrection and a maniacally sexy robot in a mechanized futuristic city–is not of our own time, and it took a helluva trip getting here.

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