The development of Zoloft and Xanax may have decreased the number of people standing at their windows and screaming, “I’m mad as hell, and I’m not going to take it anymore,” but you can still find the sentiment alive and well in New York City.
Character Howard Beale’s iconic movie line from 1976’s “Network” succiently captured the angst of Americans in the post-Watergate era. It might have seemed outlandish when Paddy Chayefsky penned the screenplay, but today it feels more like a documentary of a post-modern U.S.A. where corporations now have court-sanctioned rights.
This Sunday, Itzkoff will introduce a screening of the Academy Award-winning film at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria.
The movie will be shown at 2 pm. From 4:45 pm – 5:30 pm Itzkoff will hold a book signing in the museum’s store. Tickets are $15 for the public and $9 for museum members and can be ordered here.