THE HOST (Joon-ho Bong, 2006)

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THE HOST (Joon-ho Bong, 2006) The combination of political commentary and monster thriller seems to be a classic film model. However, The Host is one of a kind, for it also comes with… Continue reading

Brazil (Terry Gilliam, 1985)

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Brazil (Terry Gilliam, 1985) In the dystopian masterpiece Brazil, Jonathan Pryce plays a daydreaming everyman who finds himself caught in the soul-crushing gears of a nightmarish bureaucracy. This cautionary tale by Terry Gilliam, one of the… Continue reading

Join Us for Filmmaker Claire Denis’ Visit This Week

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Join Us for Filmmaker Claire Denis’ Visit This Week We’re taking a brief break from the “Movie Magic: Special and Visual Effects from 1896 to Now” series this week to host world-renowned French… Continue reading

2001 in 1968

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2001 in 1968 For our screening of 2001: A Space Odyssey this week, we had a special treat. Mr. Bob Castro loaned the Emory Cinematheque his collection of 2001-related artifacts, memorabilia, blueprints, posters,… Continue reading

2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968), To Space and Beyond

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2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968), To Space and Beyond 2001: A Space Odyssey is always associated with “gorgeous,” “epic,” and inevitably “impossible to understand.” Released in 1968, 2001 is a truly… Continue reading

Jason and The Argonauts (Don Chaffey, 1963)

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Jason and The Argonauts (Don Chaffey, 1963) Ray Harryhausen, the associate producer of Jason and The Argonauts and the technical magician who created its special effects, just turned 92 years old earlier this year… Continue reading

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