REEL 13 BLOG

Viewer Guide: A Star is Born and Restless with Richard Peña

August 17, 2018 | Richard Peña

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña. REEL 13 CLASSIC | A STAR IS BORN This week’s classic is A Star is Born, the 1954 musical drama directed by George Cukor. Produced by Judy Garland’s third husband Sid Luft, A Star is Born ...

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Viewer Guide: Oliver! and Brick Lane with Richard Peña

August 10, 2018 | Richard Peña

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña.  REEL 13 CLASSIC | OLIVER! This week’s classic is Oliver!, the musical adaptation of Charles Dickens literary classic Oliver Twist, directed by Carol Reed. Anyone who has ever read Charles Dickens’ classic portrait of poverty-row London ...

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Viewer Guide: Suspicion and Smashed with Richard Peña

July 27, 2018 | Richard Peña

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña.   REEL 13 CLASSIC | SUSPICION This week’s classic is the Alfred Hitchcock thriller, Suspicion, from 1941, starring Cary Grant as a charming wastrel who may or may not be a murderer, and Joan Fontaine, in ...

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Viewer Guide: Wait Until Dark and Safety Not Guaranteed with Richard Peña

July 20, 2018 | Richard Peña

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña. REEL 13 CLASSIC | WAIT UNTIL DARK Wait Until Dark (1967) This week’s classic is the 1967 suspense-thriller Wait Until Dark, from British director Terence Young. Earlier in the 1960s, Young was busy directing not one ...

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PBS Online Film Festival Starts Next Week

July 13, 2018 | Harris Pacey

Hello Reel 13 fans! The PBS Online Film Festival starts next week. The 7th year of the festival, PBS Online Film Festival will return for a seventh year July 16-27 and will feature 25 short-form independent films from multiple public media partners and PBS member stations. The festival will be ...

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Bulletin Board: Godard at Anthology, Fred & Ginger, Z Channel Presents

July 13, 2018 | Harris Pacey

The Rise and Fall of a Small Film Company Anthology Film Archive Now Playing Anthology Film Archives is playing a newly restored, and somewhat rediscovered, Jean Luc-Godard film this weekend. Made in Godard’s second wave as a filmmaker, a period when he returned back to more traditional narratives after his time in the ...

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Viewer Guide: North by Northwest and Lovely, Still with Richard Peña

July 6, 2018 | Chris Mather

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña. REEL 13 CLASSIC | NORTH BY NORTHWEST This week’s classic is North by Northwest, the iconic 1959 comic thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Released between the haunting Vertigo and the revolutionary Psycho, North by Northwest was ...

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Bulletin Board: Madeline’s Madeline, My Own Private Idaho, and D’est

June 29, 2018 | Harris Pacey

With the heat continuing to hit the city, with the temperature expected to hit 91 degrees, we here at Reel 13 would like to direct you to a nice and cool air-conditioned theater with these new and in-progress film series. Madeline’s Madeline (2018) BAMcinemafest BAM Now playing BAM closes out another great year of the ...

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Seven Brides for Seven Brothers and At Any Price with Richard Peña

June 29, 2018 | Jacqueline Medina

Your weekly peek into what’s coming up next on REEL 13, written by host Richard Peña. REEL 13 CLASSIC | SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (1954) This week’s classic is Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, the 1954 movie musical directed by Stanley Donen. The film follows seven rural ...

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