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“Edvard Munch,” Warner Bros at the Stanford

“Edvard Munch” (Peter Watkins, 1974) SFMOMA’s exhibition of Edvard Munch paintings is set to close on Monday, Oct. 9. Check it out — then check out, as a supplement, Peter Watkins’ astonishing 1974 film portrait of the Norwegian proto-Expressionist artist, “Edvard Munch.” This freeform 211 minute saga comes in two parts, both two hours long. It casts amateur Norwegian non-actors in the…

At the Stanford: Michael Curtiz’ ‘The Breaking Point’ is a more brutally honest ‘Casablanca’

You may know Michael Curtiz and Warner Bros. as the minds behind that perennial classic, “Casablanca.” But there’s an even fresher movie — same director, same studio, similar themes and characters — playing tonight at the Stanford Theatre. Do not miss Michael Curtiz’ devastating romance-noir “The Breaking Point,” playing at the Stanford on Sept. 20, at 7:30 p.m.…

Our fair lady: Audrey Hepburn classics (‘Roman Holiday,’ ‘Sabrina’) at the Stanford Theatre

Billy Wilder once said, “There could be no more perfect Cinderella than Audrey Hepburn.” This weekend, Stanford and the Bay Area get to ride around with Cinderella in two of her most beloved vehicles. The Stanford Theatre will screen 35 mm prints of William Wyler’s “Roman Holiday” (1953) and Billy Wilder’s “Sabrina” (1954), this Friday through Sunday, May 12-14. “Roman…