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May 25th 2016. Pick of the Day.

Continuing series this day include Robert Downey: The Original at Film Forum, Modern Matinees: Fifteen by Otto Preminger & Universal Pictures: Restorations and Rediscoveries, 1938-27, both at MoMA, and Welcome to Metrograph: A to Z at, you guessed it, the shiny new pristine Metrograph. The dot matrix doohickery be thus;

May 20th 2016. Pick of the Day.

New and continuing series this day include Classic IFC Center & Stephen King on Film at IFC Center, Robert Downey (The Original) at Film Forum, La Magnani at the Film Society,

May 18th 2016. Pick of the Day.

Stockahz! Sorry I been so remiss! Real life intereferes occasionally and prevents me from providing the humble near-daily missives some of you have come to enjoy and rely on for your NYC rep film circuit delight. Back today, and I should be diligent for the remainder fo the month, and once more thanks for your patience and loyalty. It's an honor to be the bridge between some of you and the ever-growing rep film scene in NYC! So let's get to it, shall we?

New and ongoing series this day include the Noël Coward chilled martini toast at Film Forum, Modern Matinees: Fifteen by Otto Preminger and Universal Pictures: Restorations and Rediscoveries, 1928-1937 at MoMA, the trib to one of Italy's greatest exports, La Magnani at the Film Society, Welcome to Metrograph: A to Z at, funnily enough, the Metrograph, and JG Ballard and the Cinema at Anthology Film Archives. The filmic flabbergastery be thus;

May 12th 2016. Pick of the Day.

New and continuing series this day include the soon-to-expire Anna & Jean-Luc at Film Forum, Modern Matinees: Fifteen By Otto Preminger at MoMA, Labor of Love: 100 Years of Movie Dates at BAM CInématek, and Becoming Meryl Streep at IFC Center. The frivolous flicker be thus;

May 10th 2016. Pick of the Day.

New and continuing series this day include Classics of French Cinema with Olivier Barrot at the French Institute, Labor of Love: 100 Years of Movie Dates at BAM Cinématek, Welcome to Metrograph: A to Z at the Metrograph, Anna & Jean-Luc at Film Forum, and Jean-Marie Straub and Danièlle Huillet at MoMA. The kino califragilistic be thus;

May 2016! Black Girl, Anna Magnani, and Restored Gems from the Universal Vault! Read On!

Well Howdy-Do, Stockahz! Thanks for being a patient soul as I prepped this month's overview. It's been a hectic couple of weeks but even though I let the first few days of May '16 slip past, there's still plenty of screenings and series to get to over the next lunar cycle. Plenty. Trust me, it proved an exhausting amount to collect in one calendar. So let's get exhaustive about it, shalln't we?

April 29th 2016. Pick of the Day.

New and continuing series this day include Classic IFC Center and When U Were Ours: Remembering Prince at IFC Center, Fassbinder's Top Ten at the Metrograph, Modern Matinees: Six New York Independents at MoMA, the waning days of the Film Society's Queer Cinema Before Stonewall, and the eternally swellegant Cabaret Cinema at the Rubin Museum. The glorification of grain be thus;

April 28th 2016. Pick of the Day.

Already this year the movie-mad in our metropolis have been the lucky recipients of so much treasure, and 2016 is a mere 4 months in! We've been gifted Film Forum's SHAKESPEARE ON FILM, which included a visit and Q&A with the auteur's daughter, the Michael Mann retropsective at BAM, which included an evening's sit with the man himself, and the thrilling trib to Argentinian Noir in the postwar era, which featured none other than Eddie Muller, founder and prez of the Film Noir Foundation. As I prep the May '16 callie of NYC's rep film shenanigans I'm bursting to discuss the many series, screenings and special events on the horizon. Howehvz; we still got this month to conclude. April '16, we hardly knew ye. But enough sentiment. Let's get to today's celluloid chicanery;

April 27th 2016. Pick of the Day.

Ongoing series this day include Modern Matinees: Six New York Independents at MoMA, Queer Cinema Before Stonewall at the Film Society, and Fassbinder's Top Ten at the newly-unveiled Metrograph Cinema. The poetic popcorny pull-down be thus;

April 26th 2016. Pick of the Day.

Today's lone ongoing series is the Film Society's brilliant, comprehesive and fascinating Queer Cinema Before Stonewall. The silver halide salience be thus;

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