Steven Rybin

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Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation film prof
Location Atlanta, GA
Interests Film, literature, philosophy, my cats, music.
Favorite Movies My Night at Maud's, The Rules of the Game, Contempt, The Insider, Taste of Cherry, Early Summer, The New World, The Tree of Life, The Philadelphia Story, Alice Adams, Ninotchka, High and Low, To Have and Have Not, The Big Sleep, Key Largo, In a Lonely Place, The Lusty Men, L'Atalante, The Apartment, Barry Lyndon, Bonjour Tristesse, Cat People (Tourneur), Celine and Julie Go Boating, Cockfighter, Miami Vice, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, The Man from Laramie, California Split, The Crowd, Holiday, Halloween (Carpenter), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (Hooper), The Magnificent Ambersons, Ugetsu, White Dog, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, What Time Is It There?, Tropical Malady, Stolen Kisses, My Dinner with Andre, Some Came Running, Pandora's Box, Mean Streets, The Mother and the Whore, Mothlight, Punch-Drunk Love, Petulia, Le Plaisir, Scarface (Hawks), Do the Right Thing, 25th Hour, The Deep Blue Sea, hundreds of others.
Favorite Music David Bowie, Talking Heads, PJ Harvey, Paul Weller, Roxy Music, Lou Reed, John Cale, Brian Eno, Arcade Fire, R.E.M., Thea Gilmore, Peter Gabriel, Radiohead, St. Vincent, Bon Iver, Norah Jones.
Favorite Books Just keeping it to cinema here: The Cinema or the Imaginary Man, Life to Those Shadows, Cinema II The Time Image, The Address of the Eye, Films and Feelings, The Altering Eye, Gilles Deleuze's Time Machine, What is Cinema?, Cinephilia and History, Howard Hawks Storyteller, Confessions of a Cultist, Nicholas Ray: An American Journey, The Virtual Life of Film. Lauren Bacall's "By Myself."