WG News+Arts http://thewgnews.com Mon, 28 Jul 2014 04:35:55 +0000 en-US hourly 1 BOOKS ON FILM Robert De Niro: Anatomy of an Actor with Author Glenn Kenny http://thewgnews.com/2014/07/books-film-robert-de-niro-anatomy-actor-author-glenn-kenny/ http://thewgnews.com/2014/07/books-film-robert-de-niro-anatomy-actor-author-glenn-kenny/#respond Sun, 27 Jul 2014 05:20:08 +0000 http://thewgnews.com/?p=38036 In recognition of De Niro’s long and illustrious career, Cahiers du Cinema is releasing a study of De Niro’s most iconic roles as part of its innovative Anatomy of an Actor series, written by film-critic Glenn Kenny. On Thursday, July 31st Mr. Kenny will join us at Videology to present and discuss clips from each of these roles. Mr. Kenny’s multimedia presentation will be followed by a Q&A and book signing.

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Night of Lust by José Bénazéraf at Spectacle Theatre http://thewgnews.com/2014/07/night-lust-jose-benazeraf-spectacle-theatre/ http://thewgnews.com/2014/07/night-lust-jose-benazeraf-spectacle-theatre/#respond Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:53:38 +0000 http://thewgnews.com/?p=38028 Less salty than its title might suggest, NIGHT OF LUST is a New Wave noir set at a string of Parisian strip clubs. Hans Verner and Jean-Pierre Kalfon star as two rival gang leaders, both fighting to rule the Parisian drug trade.

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The Young & Beautiful Lost Themselves to the Raw Sound: Liquor Store @ Death by Audio http://thewgnews.com/2014/07/liquor-store-at-death-by-audio-review/ http://thewgnews.com/2014/07/liquor-store-at-death-by-audio-review/#respond Sat, 26 Jul 2014 18:56:09 +0000 http://thewgnews.com/?p=37994 Obviously, kids dug it. Sometimes I’m the only one rocking out during a show while the general public plays it cool, but for Liquor Store, Brooklyn’s young and beautiful lost themselves to the raw sound.

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Films on the Green Festival: Le Magnifique, tonight 7/25 @ 8:30 in Transmitter Park http://thewgnews.com/2014/07/films-green-festival-le-magnifique-tonight-725-830-transmitter-park/ http://thewgnews.com/2014/07/films-green-festival-le-magnifique-tonight-725-830-transmitter-park/#respond Fri, 25 Jul 2014 22:33:43 +0000 http://thewgnews.com/?p=37984 Films on the Green, a free outdoor French film festival, will be presenting the action-comedy Le Magnifique, starring Jean-Paul Belmondo as a mystery author, tonight in Transmitter Park in Greenpoint.

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The Loaded Canon reading series at Brooklyn Oenology, hosted by Second Skin Books http://thewgnews.com/2014/07/loaded-canon-brooklyn-oenology/ http://thewgnews.com/2014/07/loaded-canon-brooklyn-oenology/#respond Thu, 24 Jul 2014 22:56:05 +0000 http://thewgnews.com/?p=37965 Tonight, at Brooklyn Oenology, fresh local literature meets wine and cocktail pairings in a revamp of the classic reading series. Hear the latest works-in-progress from the city’s rising generation of writers while savoring drinks inspired by the words you’re hearing...

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