Monthly Archives: May 2011

Wiig to the Rescue

Finally!  I had mourned the feminine slump of uncasted strong female leads and the unnerving habit of filmmakers to soften an ambitious woman’s trajectory in order to land the threatened male chump.  One culprit, Judd Apatow performs penance with coproducing Bridesmaids (2011).  … Continue reading

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Instances of Grace

Festival de Cannes took note of Associate Curator Anne Morra and Assistant Curator Ron Magliozzi’s study and celebration of Euzhan Palcy by honoring this filmmaker on May 14th.  Cannes screened Sugar Cane Alley (1983) which received a César (César Awards, France) … Continue reading

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Dutifully German

In case you did not read the header, MoMA artfully imprints the exhibition’s title German Expressionism: The Graphic Impulse with wood grain semblance in black with solid red words higher up.  The prized 6th Floor Gallery space promises a treasure … Continue reading

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Reading Rainbows, Hearts, and Snakes

In lucid daylight, some art jostle no matter the sunshine.  Upper East Side Michael Werner Gallery (4 E. 77, 2nd Floor, NY, NY) closed a visually nightmarish exhibit of Friedrich Schröder-Sonnenstern’s work.  This is the first solo exhibition of this … Continue reading

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