The city’s leading tastemaking venue, Film Forum is programmed by a fest-scouring staff that takes its duties as seriously as a Kurosawa samurai. A renovation installed new seats, all the better to take in the hottest films from Cannes, Venice and beyond. Amid all the adult fare, parents will occasionally find kid-friendly gold in the classic films that are screened.
|Venue name:||Film Forum||Contact:|
209 W Houston St
|Cross street:||between Sixth Ave and Varick St|
|Transport:||Subway: 1 to Houston St|
|Price:||$12.50, seniors (Mon–Fri before 5pm) and members $7|
- Never mind the jump cuts; today, it’s the attitude that makes Breathless so euphoric. This is a film about the “look,” both given and taken. As with Fellini’s nearly contemporaneous La Dolce Vita, photographers were already hanging around outside ...Read more
- Some might flock to this gangster flick to get a glimpse at the young Jean-Paul Belmondo. But why not start a deeper attraction: to the crumpled, unflappable Lino Ventura, who plays a criminal trying to return to France?Read more