No film franchise has run longer and no superhero presents a more iconic image than Bond, James Bond. Honoring its 50th anniversary, Webster University will run eight Bond films, chronologically organized, over eight nights, January 19 to 22, 26 to 29. The Bond-a-thon, as it's called, kicks off with the 1962 Dr. No and concludes with the 2006 Casino Royale.
An historical treasure, Nuremberg: Its Lesson for Today first screened in 1948 in Germany but was not released in the U.S. until this past year, over six decades later. This astonishing film includes testimony given at the 1945-46 Nuremberg trial, plus excerpts from films, including those compiled by American director John Ford's Field Photo Branch and War Crimes team.
Just over 100 years ago, Swiss psychiatrist Carl Jung encountered a patient, Sabina Spielrein, who prompted him to use his newly theorized talking cure. Over time, she improved remarkably, drawing them together intimately—into a long-term professional and sexual relationship. At the same time, conversations ensued between Jung and Sigmund Freud, colleagues in the psychoanalytical realm and soon disputants.
Vienna, post-WWII, is divided into four sectors: the American, the Russian, the British and the French zones. When American pulp westerns writer Holly Martins arrives at the Vienna train station, he expects to meet long-time friend Harry Lime, but soon learns that Harry has died in a hit-and-run automobile accident. Holly attends his funeral instead.