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June 14, 2012

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Old Tales in Old Bottles

Fairy Tales Made New On The Silver Screen

In the last three years Hollywood has re-told the stories of Little Red Riding Hood, Sleeping Beauty and now, Snow White, in ways that bear no resemblance to the Disney versions of the same. For decades Disney had...

Commentary, Culture, Film
The Tell-Tale Heart

Behind the Scenes on The Tell-Tale Heart

The Tell-Tale Heart is a reimagining of Poe's suspenseful short story of the same name, with a touch of romance and fantasy, set in modern day New Orleans.

Artists, Entertainers, Film, Interviews
The Iron Lady: Cinema Under Thactherism

The Iron Lady: Cinema Under Thactherism

It is ironic that cinema now has an interest in Margaret Thatcher since her government was responsible for cuts in the art.

Commentary, Culture
the day the video store died

The Day The Video Store Died

My attachment to Blockbuster isn’t really to the multinational chain, but more to what its disappearance represents on a social level.

Culture, Nostalgia
a still from the film drive featuring ryan gosling

Film: Drive gets it

Marshall McLuhan’s famous axiom, “The medium is the message,” is not lost on Nicholas Winding Renf and his neo-noir Drive.

Film, Reviews
Warrior

MMA Finds a New Audience With ‘Warrior’

Warrior is a film whose time has come. There, that loaded sentence is out of the way and I can now freely explain how a movie seemingly about MMA has...

Culture, Film, Reviews
Pruning 'The Tree of Life'

Pruning ‘The Tree of Life’

Terrence Mallick movies are about questions. The Big questions, ones without answers, and his characters often spend more time asking...

Commentary, Film, Reviews
Extended Short Circuit - Nathan Wrann’s "Burning Inside"

Extended Short Circuit: Nathan Wrann’s “Burning Inside”

Connecticut-based director and writer Nathan Wrann avoids all pitfalls with electrifying poise in his second feature film, Burning Inside.

Culture, Film, Reviews
This movie is broken

This Movie is Broken (is broken)

This Movie Is Broken proves an unfortunate example of a film with a narrative so thin that it can't support the weight of the sexual revolution it wants to parade.

Commentary, Culture, Film, Reviews
Woody Allen - Scarlet johansson - a film commentary

Woody Allen’s Quantity vs. Quality

The legendary director is a great case study for the question of quality versus quantity when examining the merit or influence of a celebrated body of work.

Culture, Film, Reviews

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