Upcoming Times Talks Events (Tom Cruise!)

Times Talks

Some interesting Times Talks events coming up, including a conversation with noted Scientologist Tom Cruise!

Roger Moore: 7-time 007
Roger Moore, A.O. Scott

Friday | November 14, 2008
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
The Times Center, 242 West 41st Street, New York City

With 22 James Bond films now in the film industry’s longest-running franchise, Sir Roger Moore is still the longest-serving 007. His new book, “My Word Is My Bond,” recounts his experiences playing the secret agent in seven Bond films, from “Live and Let Die” to “A View to a Kill.” Don’t miss this opportunity to hear him comment on his life and career, scenes shown from the films and the development of the Ian Fleming character as played by six different actors from 1962 to 2008. Interviewed by A.O. Scott, New York Times chief film critic.
SOLD OUT

The Life and Legacy of Harvey Milk
Dustin Lance Black, James Franco, Emile Hirsch, Cleve Jones, Marcus Mabry

Monday | November 17, 2008
8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
The Times Center, 242 West 41st Street, New York City

See clips from the new Focus Features film “Milk” about the first openly gay man elected to major public office in America, and hear from cast members and the creative team as well as friends and associates of the real-life activist and politican Harvey Milk. Panelists include screenwriter Dustin Lance Black, actor James Franco, actor Emile Hirsch and the real-life activist he portrays, NAMES Project AIDS Memorial quilt founder Cleve Jones. Moderated by New York Times editor Marcus Mabry, author of “Twice as Good: Condoleezza Rice and Her Path to Power.” In cooperation with The New York LGBT Community Center.
Buy Tickets: $30

A Conversation with Kate Winslet and Sam Mendes
Kate Winslet, Sam Mendes, Lynn Hirschberg

Monday | December 1, 2008
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
The Times Center, 242 West 41st Street, New York City

Don’t miss the Academy Award-winning director-producer of the new film, “Revolutionary Road,” Sam Mendes, and actress Kate Winslet, five-time Oscar nominee and five-time winner of Britain’s Empire Award for Best Actress. Hear them talk about their collaboration on the movie, which opens December 26. Interviewed by New York Times Magazine editor at large, Lynn Hirschberg.
Buy Tickets: $30

A Evening with Dennis Hopper
Dennis Hopper

Thursday | December 4, 2008
7:00 PM
Museum of the Moving Image

An evening of conversation and clips covering a remarkable career in film.
Tickets: $15 Members, $30 Public

A Conversation with Philip Seymour Hoffman and John Patrick Shanley
Philip Seymour Hoffman, John Patrick Shanley, Lynn Hirschberg

Saturday | December 6, 2008
7:00 PM – 8:30 PM
The Times Center, 242 West 41st Street, New York City

Hear Academy Award­ winners Philip Seymour Hoffman and John Patrick Shanley, the star and the director-writer of “Doubt” “” the new film based on the Pulitzer Prize- and Tony Award-winning Broadway play “” talk about their careers, their work together and their new movie. Interviewed by New York Times Magazine editor at large, Lynn Hirschberg.
Buy Tickets: $30

A Conversation with Mickey Rourke and Darren Aronofsky
Mickey Rourke, Darren Aronofsky, Lynn Hirschberg

Monday | December 8, 2008
8:30 PM – 10:00 PM
The Times Center, 242 West 41st Street, New York City

Hear actor Mickey Rourke and director Darren Aronofsky, the talent behind the new film “The Wrestler,” winner of the 2008 Venice Film Festival Lion D’Or (only the third American film in history to win this grand prize), closing night film at the New York Film Festival and Gotham Award nominee. Interviewed by New York Times Magazine editor at large, Lynn Hirschberg.
Buy Tickets: $30

A Conversation with Tom Cruise
Tom Cruise, Lynn Hirschberg

Wednesday | December 17, 2008
6:30 PM – 8:00 PM
Golden Globe Award-winner and Academy Award nominee Tom Cruise, one of Hollywood’s most powerful actor-producers, discusses his career — 25 years after his role in “Risky Business.” His new film, “Valkyrie,” based on the true story of a plot to assassinate Hitler during the height of WW II, opens December 26. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear him in person – only at TheTimesCenter. Interviewed by Lynn Hirschberg, New York Times Magazine editor at large.
Buy Tickets: $30

One thought on “Upcoming Times Talks Events (Tom Cruise!)”

  1. You may want to let your readers know that Tom Cruise will not be “only at the Times Center”. He will also be interviewed at the 92nd Street Y this Sunday evening and we will be previewing his new film, “Valkyrie”.

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