Martin Scorsese’s brutal masterpiece about a ticking time bomb of a human being working as a NYC taxi driver comes together via Robert De Niro’s intensity, DP Michael Chapman’s unflinching gaze at a Gomorrah-like New York, and Bernard Herrmann’s eloquent nightmare of a score.
IN PERSON: Musician & Composer Peter Wetzler discusses Bernard Hermann’s contribution to TAXI DRIVER. He has worked in film, television, theater, dance and music education while doing indie films, multimedia installations around the world and scores for network and cable television.
Sunday, August 27th at 2pm.
Tickets $12 Adults / $10 Seniors / $8 Members.
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Childhood is when impressionable minds open widest to the mesmerizing power of entertainment. Nearly everyone can recall connecting with a show so completely it feels like a magical world created just for you. But what if it actually was?
Named the “Greatest Film of All Time” by the British Film Institute’s Sight and Sound, this romantic, psychological thriller hypnotizes audiences on the big screen, accompanied by Bernard Herrmann’s haunting score. The score will be performed live at the Fisher Center by the Bard College Conservatory Orchestra on September 16th at 8pm and September 17th at 2pm.
Tickets are on sale now, ranging from $25 – $125. The top ticket price includes an Upstate Films Membership. Click here to purchase online in advance (Ticketing is only available through the Fisher Center website).
Catherine Deneuve, now 73, is an icon of international cinema who’s worked with many of cinema’s great directors -on film such as The Umbrellas of Cherbourg – Belle de Jour – Indochine – 8 Women – Dancer in the Dark – etc, and brings her formidable acting chops to this story of an unlikely friendship between two women.
Wednesday, September 20th at 1:30 in Rhinebeck
An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world. The story has been told before, but never like this.
After a botched bank robbery lands his younger brother in prison, a scuzzy Queens bank robber, Constantine “Connie” Nikas (Robert Pattinson), embarks on a twisted odyssey through the city’s underworld in an increasingly desperate—and dangerous—attempt to get his brother Nick (Benny Safdie) out of jail.
Take a trip, another gastronomic-quip-laden-celeb impressions trip, with Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon, as they eat their way through sunny Spain while honing their one-upmanship skills.
It’s 1887, the British Empire celebrates Queen Victoria’s Golden Jubilee and among the kings and princes in attendance is Abdul Karim, a young clerk who has traveled from his famine-ravaged India to present the aging monarch with a ceremonial coin, and despite being told “Whatever you do, you must not look at Her Majesty”, Abdul looks at Victoria, gives her a smile, and so begins one of the most unlikeliest friendships in history.