Leonard Quart

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Leonard Quart is Professor Emeritus of Cinema — CUNY and COSI; Contributing Editor, Cineaste; Columnist for Berkshire Eagle; and co-author of American Film and Society Since 1945 —4th Edition (Praeger).

Articles by Leonard Quart

LEONARD QUART: Taking solace in the daily

Wednesday, 16 Aug 2017 - There also seems to be no point railing against the daily dose of lies and exaggerations from our Blusterer-in Chief, for his base cares little or nothing about his character. 

LEONARD QUART: A New York Sunday

Thursday, 20 Jul 2017 - It's also a way of spending some hours not thinking or talking about the monstrous narcissist and sleaze who offers us a compulsive lie and vicious tweet almost every day.

LEONARD QUART: On writing a eulogy

Tuesday, 23 May 2017 - I try to evoke my friends in a way that makes them come alive, always understanding by choice and by ultimate lack of knowledge -- that I have merely scratched the surface.

LEONARD QUART: London bridges

Thursday, 30 Mar 2017 - In my mind’s eye, I can still see the barbaric and murderous assault with a car on a bridge whose current version opened in May 1862.

LEONARD QUART: An abnormal spring day

Friday, 10 Feb 2017 - Every day another egregious or horrific decision is made under Trump’s aegis, and it rests heavily on the collective psyche of people.

LEONARD QUART: What do we do tomorrow?

Sunday, 22 Jan 2017 - For me it's not a protest against the legitimacy of the election but against a compulsive liar of a president who feels morally odious.

LEONARD QUART: Marching against Trump

Monday, 14 Nov 2016 - For a moment, I felt it was the 60s again, and I was back marching against the Vietnam War. I felt exhilarated, but I knew I would feel let down a few hours later.