Posts tagged ‘Kathryn Bigelow’
Air Force. 1943. USA. Directed by Howard Hawks
These notes accompany the screenings of Howard Hawks’s Air Force on June 22, 23, and 24 in Theater 3.
Howard Hawks’s Air Force and John Ford’s They Were Expendable are the cream of a very abundant crop of Hollywood World War II films. Read more
The Loveless. 1982. USA. Written and directed by Kathryn Bigelow, Monty Montgomery
Kathryn Bigelow, the Academy Award–winning director of The Hurt Locker
(2008) (and the subject of MoMA’s current exhibition Crafting Genre: Kathryn Bigelow
), boasts an accomplished oeuvre of engrossing and exhilarating films that are unified in their defiance of genre expectations, their sensual and visceral imagery, and their examination of societal mores and individual psyches. Every distinguished filmmaker starts somewhere, and before Bigelow made her first feature film, she studied painting at the San Francisco Art Institute and film scholarship and criticism at Columbia University. Read more
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