Mark Sussman

John Lurie, with a 'Fishing With John' screening, hopes to 'reacquaint myself with the world a bit':

John Lurie is hosting a screening of his television show "Fishing With John," and hopes to make a tentative re-entry into the New York cultural scene in which he was once ubiquitous. 

Bio: Mark Sussman is a writer and a doctoral candidate at the CUNY Graduate Center. He teaches American literature at Hunter College and lives in Brooklyn.

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John Lurie, with a ‘Fishing With John’ screening, hopes to ‘reacquaint myself with the world a bit’

John Lurie is hosting a screening of his television show "Fishing With John," and hopes to make a tentative re-entry into the New York cultural scene in which he was once ubiquitous. 

Nov. 14, 2012

 
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More mean than mirthful, ‘The Comedy’ skewers the young and the aimless

The Comedy, despite its name and comic stars Tim Heidecker and Eric Wareheim, doesn't pack laughs, but rather a vicious critique of the young and the aimless.

Nov. 1, 2012

 
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Previewing ‘Lincoln’ with Daniel Day-Lewis, Steven Spielberg, and Tony Kushner

A preview screening of Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, featured a discussion with the director, star Daniel Day-Lewis, and writer Tony Kushner.

Oct. 30, 2012

 
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David Foster Wallace’s first biographer, D.T. Max, on his inscrutable subject

“In some ways, my goal in this book was to write a memoir written not by the person who experienced the events.”

Sep. 6, 2012

 
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Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis give us a ‘Campaign’ as banal as the real one

In The Campaign, Will Ferrel and Zach Galifianakis get in a host of good gags, but can't quite make any of them politically relevant. 

Aug. 10, 2012

 
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When history won’t do: ‘Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter’

Honest Abe hates vampires and slavery, Timur Bekmambetov hates trains. They both fight for what they believe in.

Jun. 22, 2012

 
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‘Prometheus,’ parricide, and Ridley Scott’s returning of the ‘Alien’ franchise to the big questions

Prometheus, which opens today, sees Ridley Scott's mesmerizing, triumphant return to the helm of the Alien franchise

 

Jun. 8, 2012

 
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With the new ‘Titanic 3-D,’ a reappraisal of James Cameron, technology, and why we go down with the ship

Titanic 3-D is yet another instance of James Cameron's belief in technology's recuperative power.

Apr. 4, 2012

 
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Is Greenpoint ready for national television audiences? MTV says yes, with some sprucing up

I Just Want My Pants Back, which had its premiere last night on MTV, is about young love in Greenpoint and Williamsburg

Feb. 3, 2012

 
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In ‘Young Adult,’ Reitman finds dark, destructive romance in the fluorescent-lit, personality-free corporate commodity zone

Young Adult’s darkness keeps it from simply trudging down the well-worn path of belated teen romance.

Dec. 13, 2011