Film Forum

Movie theaters , Independent Downtown
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Film Forum
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. It's one of the best places 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
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Address: 209 W Houston St
New York
10014
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
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  • Time Out says
    • 5 out of 5 stars
    Building perfection from chaos, Terrence Malick’s 1978 masterpiece is more than the last cinematic word in aching pictorial romanticism—it’s practically an act of magic. By all accounts, this runaway epic should have been a disaster: The notorious...
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  • Time Out says
    • 4 out of 5 stars
    Even Chaplin fans who harbor a strong, sentimental attachment to City Lights will usually (though begrudgingly) admit that there are sturdier entries in the legend’s filmography: The Gold Rush is better constructed, The Great Dictator is funnier, ...
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  • Time Out says
    • 5 out of 5 stars
    Thrillingly hypnotic and one of the strangest artifacts of cinema history, the voluptuous Last Year at Marienbad returns to Film Forum in a deluxe b&w ’Scope print—and with it, the opportunity to play the game of mood versus meaning. Which side ar...
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  • Time Out says
    • 5 out of 5 stars
    A delicate, shrewdly ironic thing in the moment of its release, Terrence Malick’s debut now has 40 years behind it—and a revolution as well. Badlands, an internalization of the lovers-on-the-run thriller (personified by Martin Sheen and Sissy Spac...
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  • Time Out says
    • 5 out of 5 stars
    Superb performances (none more so than Brando as Terry Malloy, the ex-boxer unwittingly entangled in corrupt union politics), a memorably colourful script by Budd Schulberg, and a sure control of atmosphere make this account of Brando's struggles ...
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