Category Archives: Film Society of Lincoln Society

Rare Ernst Lubitsch Film Screens at New York Jewish Film Fest

“What would Lubitsch do?” a sign in Billy Wilder’s office famously read. It was both a testament to Wilder’s respect for the German-born director (for whom he co-wrote two films) and a tribute to Ernst Lubitsch’s ability to balance light … Continue reading

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Candice Bergen Remembers George Cukor’s Final Film

“He was so much smarter than anyone else,” Candice Bergen said of director George Cukor, the subject of a 50-film retrospective at the Film Society of Lincoln Center continuing through January 7. The 67-year-old actress, a five-time Emmy winner for … Continue reading

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Nicholas Ray Goes Home

Nicholas Ray made an appearance at the New York Film Festival on Saturday night. At least, according to his widow. “I brought you Nick tonight, because I figured he could probably speak better about this film than anybody else,” Susan … Continue reading

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Screening Report: TRY AND GET ME! (1950) at New York Film Festival

“This movie is one of the most acutely realized movies about class distinction that was made in American cinema at the time,” New York Film Festival programming director Kent Jones said before a screening of TRY AND GET ME ! … Continue reading

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Screening Report: FOXY – THE COMPLETE PAM GRIER at the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Like I needed another reason to adore Pam Grier. “I loved the old Boris Karloff films,” the actress said on Friday night before a midnight screening of SCREAM BLACULA SCREAM (1973) at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Francesca Beale … Continue reading

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Pam Grier at the Film Society of Lincoln Center

Actress Pam Grier appeared tonight at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Elinor Bunin Monroe Film Center. She’s still gorgeous and sassy at age 63. Foxy: the Complete Pam Grier, an 11-film retrospective, continues through Sunday. The schedule is here.

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Screening Report: Film Comment Selects at Film Society of Lincoln Center

“What’s it like to live in a world without words,” Film Comment editor Gavin Smith asked the audience at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Howard Gillman Theater last night, before a well-attended screening of François Truffaut’s FAHRENHEIT 451 (1966). The … Continue reading

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