Events for November 18th, 2012
Directed by Mel Brooks. US. 1974. PG. 106 min. Fox. 35mm.
Sponsored by Upattinas School
- Sun, Nov 18, 2:00 pm
This hilarious, but affectionate, spoof of the classic horror films produced by Universal studios in the 1930ís and 40s, is rated by many as being the funniest, most accomplished, parody of a classic film ever made. More»
Directed by Michael Rapaport. US. 2011. R. 97 min. Sony Pictures Classics. 35mm.
- Sun, Nov 18, 4:30 pm
“Michael Rapaportís riveting hip-hop documentary Beats Rhymes & Life gets uncomfortably close to A Tribe Called Quest, one of the most important and influential groups of the past 25 years. Itís two things at once: a loving, magnetic, gloriously alive tribute to a golden age when a group of brilliant young black men and women joined forces to reinvent hip-hop in their own funky, Afrocentric image, and the most penetrating psychological study of a creative partnership in perpetual peril since Metallica: Some Kind Of Monster. Why do the sunniest groups often have the darkest, most fucked-up internal dynamics? Listening to A Tribe Called Quest, the Ramones, or the Beach Boys, few would imagine that the principals in each group were locked in decades-long psychodramas. More»