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  • 3 years ago | Film and TV

    Maya Deren's best-known achievement, her remarkable 1943 dream-poem Meshes of the Afternoon, was just the beginning of a too-brief career. Her output would extend from experiments in psychodrama, like Meshes and Witch's Cradle, a fascinating, bare...

  • 3 years ago | Film and TV

    In nearly 40 years of producing movies, Lloyd Kaufman and Troma Entertainment have become a much-loved staple of the low-budget exploitation market, knowing merchants of such grindhouse delicacies as Tromeo and Juliet (1996) and the Toxic Avenger ...

  • 4 years ago | Film and TV

    Thurs., Jan. 12 The Aero's showcase for Golden Globe nominees in the Foreign-Language Film category continues tonight with the Dardennes brothers' The Kid With a Bike. Centered on the eponymous orphan, looking for his father and finding a surrogat...

  • 4 years ago | Film and TV

    Thurs., Jan 5 The Aero's screwball comedy series concludes with a pairing of Howard Hawks' delicious Ball of Fire (1941), starring Barbara Stanwyck as a nightclub chantoosie hiding out in an improbable house of academics, led by bookish (!) Gary C...

  • 4 years ago | Film and TV

    Thurs., Dec. 29 While Cinefamily's run of Battle Royale (2000) — its U.S. theatrical debut — continues through the New Year, a couple of more recent foreign offerings are closing tonight. Downtown Independent has Kinyarwanda, the Audie...

  • 4 years ago | Film and TV

    Thurs., Dec. 22 Head to the Music Hall 3 tonight for the last chance to catch a couple of fine independents: Behold the remarkable "self-portrait through others" that is Charlotte Rampling: The Look; or revel in the seductive, soured sensuality of...