Classic Cinema

Classic Cinema


Upcoming

A Room With a View
Sunday, August 20th at 1pm in Rhinebeck

A Room With a View

Read the book, then watch the movie! Sunday August 20th at 1pm, Upstate Films Theater and Oblong Books & Music – Rhinebeck co-present this screening, followed by a book discussion.
Adapted from the 1908 novel by E.M. Forster, James Ivory’s film about a young woman in Edwardian England is full of grace and passion for its characters.
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The Princess Bride
Sunday July 30th at 1pm in Rhinebeck

The Princess Bride

Read the book, then watch the movie! Sunday July 30th at 1pm, Upstate Films and Oblong Books co-present this screening, followed by a book discussion.
Adapted by William Goldman from his novel of the same name, it’s not difficult to see why The Princess Bride has become a classic in the years since its 1987 release. Heroic fantasies, we often feel, should be lighter than air, hot as dragon fire, and fast as a sword in the sunlight. And that’s what we get from this epic delight — along with an ample supply of humor and foolery.
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1984
War is peace. Freedom is slavery. Ignorance is strength ...
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1984

Our Man in Havana
Alec Guinness, Burl Ives, Maureen O’Hara, and Noël Coward star in this humorous film about a vacuum cleaner salesman who winds up becoming an agent ...
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Our Man in Havana

Brazil
Terry (Monty Python, Time Bandits, Fisher King) Gilliam trenchant look at a dystopian fascistic society overwhelmed by bureaucratic control mechanisms ...
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Brazil

Howard's End
One of Merchant Ivory’s undisputed masterpieces, this adaptation of E.M. Forster's classic 1910 novel is a saga of class relations and changing times in Edwardian ...
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Howard’s End

Potemkin
The Sunday Nov 1st 2pm show ($12/$10/$8) will be accompanied with live music performed by the Andrew Alden Ensemble, a contemporary and electronic chamber music ...
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Potemkin

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In Rhinebeck  Sept 28 Sunday 1:30 pm $35 includes signed copy of My Two Italies or $20 without book... either way there's a post-screening reception at ...
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Celebrate Italian Cinema with Prof. Joseph Luzzi

Fellini's I VITELLONI coming to Upstate Films
In Rhinebeck  Jan 22 Wednesday 2:00   (Italy/1953/Federico Fellini) unrated/103 mins IN PERSON: Joseph Luzzi, Associate Professor of Italian at Bard College, author of the ...
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I Vitelloni