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NYC Weekend Watch: Ozu, Peter Nestler, ‘Monterey Pop,’ Bertrand Tavernier & More

Since any New York City cinephile has a nearly suffocating wealth of theatrical options, we figured it’d be best to compile some of the more worthwhile repertory showings into one handy list. Displayed below are a few of the city’s most reliable theaters and links to screenings of their weekend offerings — films you’re not likely to see in a theater again anytime soon, and many of which are, also, on 35mm. If you have a chance to attend any of these, we’re of the mind that it’s time extremely well-spent.

Metrograph

The best of Ozu in one series.

Films by members of Magnum Photos will screen, as does Alan Clarke’s Rita, Sue and Bob Too.

Museum of the Moving Image

The Spielberg series screens three underseen, rediscovery-ready titles this weekend.

Film Society of Lincoln Center

Largely unseen, the films of Peter Nestler, a key figure in post-war German cinema, are being given their due in a new series.

Nitehawk Cinema

Midnight brings the restored Monterey Pop, Street Trash, and The Holy Mountain.

The Blues Brothers (with pre-show performance) and The Lost World screen before noon.

Quad Cinema

The films made and loved by Bertrand Tavernier are screening.

Funeral Parade of Roses continues its run.

Museum of Modern Art

The Philippine series continues running, including two films by Lav Diaz.

IFC Center

Midnight brings To Live and Die in L.A., The Thing, The Italian Job, and Taxi Driver.

During the day, Stalker, No Country for Old Men, and Monterey Pop are offered.
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Fulfill Your Naked Bike Riding Dreams + More London Events This Week 6/5-6/11

Maybe you’ve had one of those weeks: The tube was late, the audition sucked, then it rained over and over again. Well, let London apologise for its rudeness by finally revealing its fun side with our rundown of what to do in the next week… Saddle up!This is one’s only for the brave! June 10 is World Naked Bike Ride Day when thousands of cyclists ride through central London totally utterly nude. What started as an anti-car protest has become a gloriously eccentric celebration of the human body in all its shapes and sizes. (Free) Learn about the men behind the music.It’s hard to argue that the actor/director relationship is at the heart of any great work, and on June 17, director John Landis is at the British Film Institute to talk about working with Dan Ackroyd and John Belushi on his 1980 comedy classic, “The Blues Brothers.
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Dan Aykroyd Pays Tribute To Carrie Fisher At Actress’ Emotional Joint Memorial With Debbie Reynolds

  • ET Canada
Carrie Fisher will always have a special place in Dan Aykroyd’s heart. The 64-year-old actor, who was once engaged to Fisher after proposing to her on the set of their 1980 film, “The Blues Brothers”, took the stage on Saturday to deliver an emotional tribute to the actress at the joint memorial for her and […]
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The Blues Brothers Lego Ideas concept reaches 10,000 supporters

Jake and Elwood Blues could soon be coming to a Lego Store near you, as Kai Einfeldt’s The Blues Mobile Lego Ideas concept has become the first project to hit 10,000 supporters to qualify for the First 2017 Review Stage.

Kai’s set is based upon the Dodge Monaco patrol car from the 1980 classic The Blues Brothers, and also comes with two minifigures for John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd’s Jake and Elwood. Here’s some images of the set…

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Pretty Packaging: The Blues Brothers Gets A German Edition Worth Going To Jail For

When I heard that a company in Germany was bringing out a special extended edition of John Landis' 1980 comedy The Blues Brothers, a few thoughts went through my mind. First of all, was it truly an extended version or did it put back scenes excised for the German market back in 1980? Hell, I could think of some... but apparently Germany got the same version in 1980 we all got, and the extended version is indeed a 15 minute longer cut edited by John Landis in 1999. The second question in my mind was: why is Germany the only country to bring out such a royally pimped edition? And the answer to that apparently has to do with the German tradition of dubbing all...

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'Catastrophe' Star and Writer Rob Delaney Remembers His TV Mom Carrie Fisher: She Was 'So Brilliant'

'Catastrophe' Star and Writer Rob Delaney Remembers His TV Mom Carrie Fisher: She Was 'So Brilliant'
Rob Delaney is remembering his Catastrophe co-star, Carrie Fisher.

The 39-year-old actor opened up about acting alongside Fisher in a hilarious and heartwarming piece published in The Guardian on Wednesday, in which he describes writing extra scenes to accommodate his brilliantly funny co-star, and his lifelong admiration and love for her.

Watch: Mark Hamill Mourns 'My Beloved Space-Twin' Carrie Fisher: 'This Is Downright Heartbreaking'

Fisher died on Tuesday after going into cardiac arrest last week during a flight from London to Los Angeles. She was in the U.K. filming scenes for Delaney's Amazon series, Catastrophe.

"Yes, I knew Carrie Fisher. She played my mom on Catastrophe, the sitcom I write and star in with Sharon Horgan. Or should I say, 'plays my mom,' since we just finished shooting last week and Carrie's scenes haven't been seen by anyone yet. Except for me and Sharon that is, and our director, producer and editor
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Carrie Fisher’s ‘Catastrophe’ Co-Star Rob Delaney Pens Emotional Tribute to His Onscreen Mom

Carrie Fisher’s ‘Catastrophe’ Co-Star Rob Delaney Pens Emotional Tribute to His Onscreen Mom
In the wake of Carrie Fisher’s death on Tuesday, many celebrities and co-stars have paid tribute to the “Star War” icon on social media. Now Rob Delaney, creator and star of “Catastrophe,” wrote a touching essay dedicated to his onscreen mom for The Guardian.

“Yes, I knew Carrie Fisher. She played my mom on ‘Catastrophe,’ the sitcom I write and star in with Sharon Horgan. Or should I say, ‘plays my mom,’ since we just finished shooting last week and Carrie’s scenes haven’t been seen by anyone yet. Except for me and Sharon that is, and our director, producer and editor,” he began. “We’ve seen them and they’re amazing.”

Read More: Carrie Fisher’s ‘Star Wars’ Family and More Celebrities Mourn Her Death on Twitter

Fisher portrayed Mia in Season 1 and 2 of the Amazon series, appearing in a total of four episodes. According to Delaney,
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Carrie Fisher’s ‘Catastrophe’ Co-Star Rob Delaney Pens Emotional Tribute to His Onscreen Mom

  • Indiewire
Carrie Fisher’s ‘Catastrophe’ Co-Star Rob Delaney Pens Emotional Tribute to His Onscreen Mom
In the wake of Carrie Fisher’s death on Tuesday, many celebrities and co-stars have paid tribute to the “Star War” icon on social media. Now Rob Delaney, creator and star of “Catastrophe,” wrote a touching essay dedicated to his onscreen mom for The Guardian.

“Yes, I knew Carrie Fisher. She played my mom on ‘Catastrophe,’ the sitcom I write and star in with Sharon Horgan. Or should I say, ‘plays my mom,’ since we just finished shooting last week and Carrie’s scenes haven’t been seen by anyone yet. Except for me and Sharon that is, and our director, producer and editor,” he began. “We’ve seen them and they’re amazing.”

Read More: Carrie Fisher’s ‘Star Wars’ Family and More Celebrities Mourn Her Death on Twitter

Fisher portrayed Mia in Season 1 and 2 of the Amazon series, appearing in a total of four episodes. According to Delaney,
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Carrie Fisher's work on Episode VIII completed prior to unfortunate passing

  • JoBlo
The world mourns the loss of Carrie Fisher. While she is of course remembered as the strong-willed and fiesty Princess Leia, she was so much more than that. Beyond being a prolific character actress (in films such as The Blues Brothers, When Harry Met Sally, and Austin Powers), she was also one of the most expensive and sought after script doctors in the business for a while. She worked her magic on such... Read More...
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Carrie Fisher, Best Known as Princess Leia in 'Star Wars,' Passes Away at 60

  • Movies.com
Devastating news out of Hollywood today as veteran entertainer Carrie Fisher has passed away due to a heart attack she suffered while on a plane traveling from London to Los Angeles. She was 60.  Fisher, the daughter of Hollywood legends Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher, is most known for playing Princess (now General) Leia in the Star Wars movies, and reports indicate she was on a book tour when she passed. Fisher is currently set to star in the next Star Wars movie, Episode VIII, due out in December of 2017. She is survived by her daughter, Billie Lourd, who also has a small role in both Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as well as its upcoming sequel.  In addition to Star Wars, Fisher starred in films like The Blues Brothers and When Harry Met Sally, and though many...

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George Lucas and Steven Spielberg React to the Death of Carrie Fisher

George Lucas and Steven Spielberg React to the Death of Carrie Fisher
George Lucas and Steven Spielberg are feeling the loss of their close friend and collaborator, Carrie Fisher.

The beloved Star Wars actress died on Tuesday after going into cardiac arrest during a flight from London to Los Angeles on Friday. Lucas, the creator of the Star Wars franchise, released a statement on Tuesday reacting to the sad news, calling Fisher the series' "great and powerful princess."

"Carrie and I have been friends most of our adult lives," Lucas, 72, noted. "She was extremely smart; a talented actress, writer and comedienne with a very colorful personality that everyone loved. In Star Wars she was our great and powerful princess -- feisty, wise and full of hope in a role that was more difficult than most people might think. My heart and prayers are with Billie, Debbie and all Carrie's family, friends and fans. She will be missed by all."

News: Stars React to the Death of Carrie Fisher

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Kevin Smith Pays Loving Tribute to Carrie Fisher: "The Princess Stole My Heart at Age 7"

Kevin Smith Pays Loving Tribute to Carrie Fisher:
News of Carrie Fisher's death hit Kevin Smith hard Tuesday. Less than an hour after E! News confirmed the actress had died at age 60, the 46-year-old filmmaker and famous Star Wars fan took to Instagram to pay tribute to his "first love." Sharing a picture of himself posing with Fisher and Jay Mewes on the set of Spoilers, he began, "The Princess stole my heart at age 7. Anybody who knows me knows Carrie Fisher was my first love. I thrilled to the adventures of Princess Leia in the Star Wars movies, but from '77 to '84, I was in love with Carrie Fisher herself. My bedroom was filled with Carrie Fisher pictures from any movie she was ever in (including Polaroids I took off the TV when The Blues Brothers...
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Carrie Fisher: 'Star Wars' icon dies aged 60

Carrie Fisher: 'Star Wars' icon dies aged 60
The actress suffered a heart attack last week.

Carrie Fisher, best known for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, has died aged 60.

A statement released on behalf of her daughter Billie Lourd said: “It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning.”

“She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”

Fisher suffered a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles on December 23. She died in hospital.

Read more: Disney, ‘Star Wars’ cast reacted to Carrie Fisher’s death

Fisher was the daughter of Hollywood stars Eddie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds and started performing when she was just 15 in the Broadway musical Irene.

Her film debut was the classic comedy Shampoo, opposite Warren Beatty and Julie Christie in 1975, but it was her next role in
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Carrie Fisher Has Passed Away

  • DailyDead
Very sad news is being reported today, as actress Carrie Fisher has passed away at the age of 60.

According to People and numerous other sources, Fisher died in the hospital where she was receiving treatment for a heart attack she endured on a plane ride from London to Los Angeles on December 23rd. She had been on a tour promoting her new book, The Princess Diarist.

Fisher family spokesperson Simon Halls shared the following statement with People:

“It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning. She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”

Fisher is best known by many for playing Princess Leia in the Star Wars films, a role she recently reprised in Star Wars: The Force Awakens as General Organa.
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R.I.P. Carrie Fisher (1956 – 2016)

Some very sad news for you this evening, as it has been announced that the beloved actress Carrie Fisher has passed away aged 60, after suffering a heart attack on board a flight from London to Los Angeles this past Friday. She was 60 years old.

“It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning,” reads a statement from the family’s spokesman Simon Halls. “She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”

The daughter of singer Eddie Fisher and actress Debbie Reynolds, Carrie Fisher was of course best known for portraying Princess Leia in the Star Wars saga, appearing in the Original Trilogy alongside Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford, as well as reprising her iconic role for last year’s Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
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Carrie Fisher Dies at 60

Following complications from a heart attack this past Friday, Carrie Fisher passed away this morning at the age of 60, her family confirmed. Best known as her iconic role in the Star Wars franchise as Princess Leia Organa, Fisher leaves behind her mother Debbie Reynolds and daughter Billie Lourd.

“It is with a very deep sadness that Billie Lourd confirms that her beloved mother Carrie Fisher passed away at 8:55 this morning,” family spokesman Simon Halls tells People. “She was loved by the world and she will be missed profoundly. Our entire family thanks you for your thoughts and prayers.”

The actress — also known for debut role in Shampoo before she made A New Hope, as well as Hannah and Her Sisters, The Blues Brothers, The ‘Burbs, and many more — was also an accomplished writer. Including her book and subsequent screenplay Postcards from the Edge, she had a low-profile career as a script doctor,
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Carrie Fisher Dead at 60

  • TMZ
Carrie Fisher died Tuesday morning ... days after suffering a massive heart attack on board a flight from London to Lax ... a family spokesperson has confirmed. TMZ broke the story ... Fisher was on a flight from London to Lax Friday when she suffered the heart attack 15 minutes before landing. People on the plane tell TMZ she appeared lifeless. A passenger who's an Emt performed CPR on Carrie and once the flight landed, paramedics rushed her to
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Carrie Fisher Remains Stable Following Holiday Weekend Heart Attack

  • MovieWeb
Carrie Fisher Remains Stable Following Holiday Weekend Heart Attack
As the world mourns the loss of yet another huge celebrity in 2016 with the Christmas death of global pop superstar George Michael, another fallen star seems to be recuperating however slowly, but surely. On Christmas day, Debbie Reynolds updated the world on the status of her iconic daughter Carrie Fisher, who suffered a heart attack. Though Fisher had to spend the holiday weekend in the hospital, she is confirmed to be stable. Says Reynolds via Twitter

"Carrie is in a stable condition. If there is a change, we will share it. For all her fans & friends. I thank you for your prayers & good wishes."

The 60 year old Carrie Fisher suffered cardiac arrest mid-flight while returning to Los Angeles from England, where she was on a book tour for her latest biography The Princess Diarist. On late Friday, the actress' brother Todd Fisher relayed the information that his sister was on
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Carrie Fisher’s Life in Hollywood: In Her Own Words

  • PEOPLE.com
Carrie Fisher’s Life in Hollywood: In Her Own Words
Carrie Fisher, made famous by her iconic Star Wars role, is show business royalty — from Hollywood to galaxies far, far away.

The actress and author suffered a massive heart attack aboard an 11-hour flight from London to Los Angeles on Friday when she went into cardiac arrest. Paramedics removed the 60-year-old star from the United flight and rushed her to a Los Angeles hospital.

From her first TV role at age 13 to landing the role of a lifetime as Princess Leia Organa, Fisher has had many ups and downs throughout her five-decade career — and chronicled them all with her signature wit and candor.
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Carrie Fisher Hospitalized After 'Cardiac Episode' on Flight

Carrie Fisher Hospitalized After 'Cardiac Episode' on Flight
Update 2: Carrie Fisher is in stable condition, her mother Debbie Reynolds wrote on Facebook. "If there is any change, the family will share the information at that time," she wrote. "To all her friends and fans, I thank you all for your prayers and good wishes."

Update: Carrie Fisher's brother, Todd Fisher, told the Associated Press that she was "out of emergency" and stabilized at a Los Angeles hospital Friday afternoon, but that he could no discuss any further details.

Carrie Fisher, the actress best known for playing
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