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Talking About Movies

Mother of invention

Frank Beaver recalls the pre-digital, spring-loaded era of film studies in the Frieze Building.

Time to get serious

’Tis the season for “elevated film fare” as Hollywood amps up the awards buzz. But what to watch?

Syncopation - Trailer

Summer jazz fest


Celebrate the remastered classic “Syncopation,” featuring Benny Goodman, Gene Krupa, and more.

Casting call

Frank Beaver ponders the artful intersection of film casting and film performance.