Classic Rock. Nothing like listening to great rock 'n' roll in a storied Village venue, but it's an added pleasure when the performer is Bernie Shanahan and the crowd is filled with Cedar regulars and staff, some of whom I haven't seen in almost exactly a year. Visit Bernie's home page; you won't be disappointed.
Influential, adj. You know you're dealing with a true visionary when it's impossible to see the world without looking through his or her eyeglasses. As far as the 20th Century goes, we see it through Freud's monocle, Kafka's bifocals, or Einstein's telescope. But the 21st Century? We see that through the Panavision lens that shot this film:
It's playing at the Ziegfeld through Thursday. Go see it; you won't be disappointed.