Posts Tagged ‘Armond White’

Controversial Critic Armond White Releases New Book on Michael Jackson

August 25, 2009

Critic Armond White has released a book called KEEP MOVING: The Michael Jackson Chronicles. The book is a collection of essays on Michael Jackson written throughout his career.

You know what to do if you’d like more information on the new book by Armond White.

–The Wow Jones Report

Armond White Salutes Michael Jackson At Lincoln Center on August 30th, 2009

August 25, 2009

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Lincoln Center Honors Michael Jackson on August 30th, 2009

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 — by Wow Jones

Groundbreaking Pop Star Michael Jackson is the subject of a one-of-a-kind presentation this week at New York City’s Lincoln Center.

Controversial NY Press Film Critic (and current New York Film Critics Circle Chairman) Armond White is dedicating an entire evening to the work of Michael Jackson in the music video genre. His “KEEP MOVING: Michael Jackson’s Video Art” will be held on Sunday, August 30, 2009 at 6 pm at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater.

In this 90 Minute Presentation, esteemed critic and author Armond White will take an in-depth look at Michael Jackson’s innovations in the music video genre.

White notes, “When Hollywood didn’t come calling, Michael Jackson responded with a series of short musical films that displayed his affection for the pop tradition. From the popular Thriller to the GREAT Black or White and other landmarks, Michael Jackson—the ultimate performer-as-auteur—changed the way the world responds to cinema.”

In the past Armond White has offered interpretations of a number of music videos by acclaimed filmmakers (Mark Romanek, Marcus Nispel, Hype Williams, Ben Stokes, Spike Jonze, Joseph Kahn, etc), musicians and singers. This is the second time he has focused an entire presentation to one pop artist/music video subject. Armond White had music video presentation devoted to Michael Jackson in January of 2008.

Armond White will also be signing copies of his new book, “KEEP MOVING: The Michael Jackson Chronicles”.

For more information or to purchase tickets for this event please visit:

http://www.filmlinc.com/wrt/onsale/mj.html

KEEP MOVING: Michael Jackson’s Video Art is on Sunday, August 30, at 6:00 pm at Lincoln Center’s Walter Reade Theater.

This Event is Sponsored by the Film Society Of Lincoln Center.

New Armond White Book, “What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Movies” To Be Released Later This Year!

March 3, 2009

Tuesday, March 03, 2009 by Wow Jones

After Armond White’s book review in The New York Times Book Review Section on Sunday, March 1, 2009; the bio at the end of the story says that Armond White is to release a new book called, “What We Don’t Talk About When We Talk About Movies” later this year.

A new book featuring the writing of Armond White?  On one of the greatest (and one of the most popular) movies ever made? Bring it on!

By the way, he reviewed the Molly Haskel book on the movie (and book) GONE WITH THE WIND called, “Frankly My Dear, ‘Gone With The Wind’ revisited”.

–The Wow Jones Report

 

For those interested in reading past writing by Armond White, purchase a new or used copy of his book, “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World“.

Armond White profiled in NEW YORK Magazine

February 18, 2009

Wednesday, February 18, 2009
by Wow Jones

There’s a revealing profile of Critic Armond White in the February 23, 2009 issue NEW YORK  (Model Kate Moss is on the cover–Spring Fashion Issue) Magazine. No mention of Armond White’s book, “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World”, but a okay profile nonetheless. Sums up his career, his background and notes his…notoriety.

In the profile on Armond White, the writer Mark Jacobson covers:

– Armond White’s dismissal of the films SLUMDOG MILLIONAIRE, MILK, WALL-E, and the Romanian “4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days”.

– Armond White’s BETTER THAN List  where he offers alternatives to overpraised hyped-to-death films.

– Transporter 3 vs The Dark Knight and the noise over Armond White’s dismissal of the financially successful and popular (yet HORRIBLE) The Dark Knight.

– Internet coverage and response to Armond White.

– Armond White’s upbringing in Detroit and how it shapes how he looks at the world and movies.

– the kinds of films Armond White loved as a child.

– Pauline Kael and Andrew Sarris.

– discourse in cinema today.

– Armond White’s  reputation within the critical community.

– the aesthetics of film reviewing (theatre vs a DVD screener?)

– Armond White on watching movies today.

– Armond White on Wes Anderson and Paul Thomas Anderson.

– Blade Runner vs…

– Armond White on Steven Spielberg and John Ford

– An anecdote of A Screening of Steven Spielberg’s film, Close Encounters of The Third Kind.

If this interests you, then check out the Armond White profile in NEW YORK Magazine.

–The Wow Jones Report

 

For those who aren’t familiar with this critic’s writing, you may want to purchase a new or used copy of his book, “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World.”

Who Is Armond White?

June 23, 2008

Film Critic ARMOND WHITE currently writes on film for the weekly

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WHY Armond White’s “The Resistance: Ten Years Of Pop Culture That Shook The World”? (Reviews)

May 31, 2008

Saturday, May 31, 2008  — by Wow Jones

 

 

“The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World” is a collection of essays from arts critic

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Psuedo TABLE OF CONTENTS of Armond White’s “The Resistance: Ten Years Of Pop Culture That Shook The World” Book

May 19, 2008

Psuedo Table Of Contents of Armond White’s Book, “The Resistance: Ten Years Of Pop Culture That Shook The World”

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INDEX for Armond White’s “The Resistance: Ten Years of Pop Culture That Shook The World” Book

May 19, 2008

INDEX of Armond White’s “The Resistance: Ten Years Of Pop Culture That Shook The World” Book.

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Inside Front Cover (Inside Flap) Armond White’s “The Resistance: Ten Years Of Pop Culture That Shook The World”

May 19, 2008

 

Inside Front Cover (Inside Flap) Text of Armond White’s, “The Resistance: Ten Years Of Pop Culture That Shook The World” Book.

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About Armond White — (Back Cover, Inside Flap) “The Resistance: Ten Years Of Pop Culture That Shook The World” Book

May 19, 2008

Inside Back Cover (Back Flap) Of “The Resistance: Ten Years Of Pop Culture That Shook The World” 

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