James Schamus

Dressed up as a coming of age love story, "Indignation" is a small tale well told of individuals pushing up against the social, economic and cultural limits of their time. Faced with political threats from outside and cultural changes from within, the doyens of Post World War II America imposed social order. Those that pushed back did so at their jeopardy.
Bespectacled and bowtied, James Schamus introduced his movie, Indignation, his directorial debut from Philip Roth's novel
Logan Lerman has landed another star vehicle in the summer drama.
Filmmaker provocateur Lars von Trier's latest movie exceeds even his own perversions. The title, Nymphomaniac, tells you
As last week's Oscar ceremony fades from memory, it is useful to consider, as Marlon Brando's character in Last Tango in
Aronofsky has plumbed the Swan Lake fairytale for its inbuilt elements of Goth-horror. He proposes the black swan as a gateway to mayhem and madness. It becomes a malevolent creature -- think were-swan instead of werewolf.
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Those films also make their re-takes apparent (Taking Psycho, Taking Shulie), engaging in their own art of the reveal (as
It's wistful to reflect on a Woodstock Nation that never really materialized, its moment of rhythm and harmony trumped by the heavy-footed dance stylings of men like Tom DeLay.
With his feature film retrospective going on at the Lincoln Center Film Society's Walter Reade Theater and the August 28th release of Taking Woodstock, Taiwan born director Ang Lee is being put into an ever-bright spotlight.