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Ballet Movies

Thursday, February 12, 2004

There aren't as many films about ballet as you might think, even though it's a visual art and a natural for the movies. Sara Fishko has been looking at some ballet films lately for this edition of the Fishko Files, including a new one now in the theaters...

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Modern Times

Friday, December 19, 2003

Opening soon in New York is a famous film that is not quite a silent film, and not quite a "talkie." As Sara Fishko tells us in the next Fishko Files, it's a little bit of both.

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Holocaust Films

Friday, April 25, 2003

April 29th is Holocaust Remembrance Day, and 25 years ago this month, Holocaust, the TV mini-series, was broadcast on NBC. The fictionalized drama was the first graphic telling of the story of the extermination of the Jews in World War II, for a mass audience. As Sara Fishko tells us, ...

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Movie Analysts

Friday, December 06, 2002

The new film Analyze That opens today, which has Sara Fishko thinking about the long tradition of therapy and analysis in the movies...Here is the next Fishko Files...

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Cinerama

Friday, October 11, 2002

Half a century ago, something happened to movies: they began to change their shape. It all started, Sara Fishko tells us, with a totally impractical idea...Here is the next Fishko Files...

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Wyler's Dodsworth

Friday, September 13, 2002

It's the centennial year of film director William Wyler. During his lifetime, as Sara Fishko tells us, Wyler wasn't one to seek out publicity...but he's getting plenty of attention right now...Here is the next Fishko Files...

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Boxing Movies

Friday, January 18, 2002

Muhammed Ali turned 60 years old yesterday, and a film about his boxing years is now in theatres. Sara Fishko has seen that film, among many others...here's the next Fishko Files...

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Award-winners

Thursday, March 22, 2001

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Painters

Friday, December 22, 2000

There are a couple of films about painters showing in town for the holiday season -- and they're a little different, Sara Fishko tells us, from the ones we're used to. Here's the next Fishko Files...

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Re-creation

Friday, September 22, 2000

You can call it a copy, a knock-off, an imitation, a re-creation; whatever you call it, Sara Fishko asks, can it be "original"? Can it be hazardous to your health? Here's the next Fishko Files...

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Miklos Rozsa: Cross Composer

Friday, April 21, 2000

Miklos Rozsa was one of Hollywood's most celebrated composers. His work on film noir classics in the 40's and epic films in the 50's was, and still is, well known. But it turns out Rozsa had another composing life.

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Best Screenplay

Friday, March 24, 2000

Sunday night, all eyes will be on Oscar, especially the awards for Best Picture and Best Actors. But, Sara Fishko asks, what about the writers? Here's the next Fishko Files...

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Cradle Will Rock

Friday, December 10, 1999

New Film Recalls Political Turbulence of 30's New York. In the 1930's, art and politics were connected as never before or since. Now, 6 decades later, as Sara Fishko tells us, a new film has resurrected a great old story from those fervent years in this episode of the Fishko ...

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New York Documentary

Thursday, November 11, 1999

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Musicians in Movies

Friday, July 23, 1999

The music world has always had a special appeal to filmmakers, who've used musical fact and fiction to great advantage in countless movies; but, as Sara Fishko tells us, its a particular image of the musician that they've created . . .

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