Reel Talks

Talks on film, the culture of cinema, and filmmaking

Join thriller novelist and film connoisseur Scott Adlerberg with special guest writers for talks on film, the culture of cinema, and film making.

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June 25: Kathryn Sermak, Miss D and Me: Life with the Invincible Bette Davis

July 9: Dennis Lim, David Lynch: The Man from Another Place

July 16: Joseph Luzzi, A Cinema of Poetry: Aesthetics of the Italian Art Film

July 23: Lou Sabini, Sex In the Cinema: The ‘Pre-Code’ Years (1929-1934)

July 30: A. O. Scott, Better Living Through Criticism: How to Think About Art, Pleasure, Beauty, and Truth

August 6: Cindy De La Hoz, Lucy at the Movies: The Complete Films of Lucille Ball

August 13: Paul Anderer, Kurosawa’s Rashomon: A Vanished City, a Lost Brother, and the Voice Inside His Iconic Films

August 20: Thomas Doherty, Show Trial: Hollywood, HUAC , and the Birth of the Blacklist