Saturday, March 26, 2011

dave kehr: when movies mattered

Ryan O'Neal is Hill's driver in a movie that matters
Übercritic Dave Kehr celebrates his upcoming, aptly title anthology of reviews, "When Movies Mattered: Reviews from a Transformative Decade" (University of Chicago Press), with two days of screenings of five titles analyzed in his tome at The Museum of Modern Image, 36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria, New York (718-777-6888), on March 26–27.

The exceptional titles include "Sailor's Luck" (Raoul Walsh, 1933); "The Driver" (Walter Hill, 1978); "That Obscure Object of Desire" (Luis Buñuel, 1977); "Melvin and Howard" (Jonathan Demme; 1980), and "Every Man for Himself" (Jean-Luc Godard; 1980).

1 comment:

Alice said...

What truly matters are critics like Dave.