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Articles tagged cecil b. demille

Sunday, April 15 2012

Reluctant Gunslingers and Incorrigible She-Devils

Can classic Hollywood films help us navigate today’s environment of political apathy and cynical media saturation?


Monday, March 28 2011

‘The Ten Commandments’ Is Big, Bold, Even Daring Entertainment

Cecil B. DeMille’s powerful motion picture aptly fulfills its duty in delivering a larger than life Biblical episode, complete with terrific special effects, massive sets and grade-A movie stars.


Wednesday, March 29 2006

The Ten Commandments (50th Anniversary Edition) (1956)

It is the role that would provide Charlton Heston with fame, fortune, and the authoritative persona he now uses to convince people that hunting squirrels with AK-47s is not just a right but a duty.


Monday, April 12 2004

The Greatest Show on Earth (1952)

The circus crew is depicted as a cross between Santa's Workshop and the U.S. Army; they are impossibly virtuous, toiling endlessly for the delight of children.


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