“In their first appearance together at the Smith Rafael Film Center since their initial “dialogue” series in 2009, David Thomson, celebrated film critic and historian, will join award-winning novelist and poet Michael Ondaatje for an entertaining weekend of screenings and discussions around trains as cinematic subject and stimulus.
This uplifting mashup of iconic dance scenes from Golden Classic movies with a soundtrack of Mark Ronson’s Uptown Funk was created by Nerd Fest UK.
The brilliantly edited clips match the song perfectly which goes amazingly well with the Hollywood choreography of Fred and Ginger, Gene Kelly and the Nicholas Brothers among others.
With the release of The Hateful Eight we presented a selection of short Westerns. The response was terrific, and we return with The Bride, The Son, The Daughter and/or The Revenge of Goes West to entertain you. There are comedies and animated selections. Continue reading
Two major Westerns open this Winter, The Hateful Eight and The Revenant. We thought it would be fun to look at short form Westerns through the history of cinema. We review The Hateful Eight this week in In Critics Corner and will be back with more Western shorts on January 8 when The Revenant will be reviewed. Continue reading