Adventures in Moviegoing

Adventures in Moviegoing

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Adventures in Moviegoing
  • Paul Dano’s Adventures in Moviegoing

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    Guest programmer Paul Dano discusses his admiration for Yasujiro Ozu, his experience working with Paul Thomas Anderson, and the films that have shaped him as an artist both in front of and behind the camera.

  • Michael Cera’s Adventures in Moviegoing

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    Did you know that the star of JUNO, SUPERBAD, and SCOTT PILGRIM VS. THE WORLD is a major cinephile? Here he tells us how he was introduced to art-house cinema by director Miguel Arteta (YOUTH IN REVOLT). Now he wants to do the same for you!

  • Karyn Kusama’s Adventures in Moviegoing

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    The slyly subversive films of Karyn Kusama breathe fresh life into well-tread genres ranging from the sports drama (GIRLFIGHT) to teen horror (JENNIFER’S BODY) to the detective thriller (DESTROYER) through their daring tonal shifts and complex depictions of strong, fully realized women. In this e...

  • Sofia Coppola’s Adventures in Moviegoing

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    As the director of some of the most singular and stylish films of the last two decades—including LOST IN TRANSLATION, THE VIRGIN SUICIDES and THE BEGUILED—Sofia Coppola is perhaps unsurprisingly drawn to movies that feature strong auteur visions, a keen attention to atmosphere and mood, and a tou...

  • Paul Feig’s Adventures in Moviegoing

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    The director of BRIDESMAIDS, SPY, and GHOSTBUSTERS sat down with author Sam Wasson to explore the movies that have shaped his approach to filmmaking.

  • Roger Corman’s Adventures in Moviegoing

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    The legendary producer, director, distributor, and mentor sat down with the Wall Street Journal’s Joe Morgenstern to discuss his life in film, covering everything from exploitation flicks to art-house classics.

  • Michael Cunningham’s Adventures in Moviegoing

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    The Pulitzer Prize–winning author of “The Hours” and “The Snow Queen” shares his love for thrillers and recounts how he gave in to the irresistible charms of GREY GARDENS.

  • Jonathan Lethem’s Adventures in Moviegoing

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    The acclaimed author of “The Fortress of Solitude” joins novelist Heidi Julavitz to discuss exploring New York’s art-house theaters as a child, idolizing Truffaut at age eleven, and his fiction’s cinematic influences, several of which can be viewed here.

  • Mary Karr’s Adventures in Moviegoing

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    The brilliant writer Mary Karr sat down with critic Antonio Monda to talk about the films that matter to her. That interview, and the films she selected, are presented here.

  • Patton Oswalt’s Adventures in Moviegoing

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    For five years in the 1990s, comedian and actor Patton Oswalt lived a double life as a movie junkie, a habit he picked up at the famed Los Angeles repertory house the New Beverley and which he documents in his memoir, “Silver Screen Fiend: Learning About Life from an Addiction to Film.” In this e...