Articles tagged claudia cardinale

20 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

Part 4: Challenging Convention

As cinema went completely commercial, abandoning art for artifice, true aesthetic acumen was hard to come by. Luckily, for the movies included herein, it was their difference, as well as their diversity, that helped them stand out from the rest of the high concept hackwork.

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18 Jun 2007 // 10:00 PM

Part 2: The Changing Face of Filmmaking

Every staid situation needs shaking up, none more so that the labored Hollywood studio system. The titles chosen for this section stand out as reasons why things had to change, the results of those seismic stylistic shifts.

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22 Aug 2005 // 12:00 AM

The Red Tent (1971)

The 1971 Sean Connery film recounts the true story of an ill-fated 1928 expedition to the North Pole. In a dirigible.

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Burden of Dreams: Criterion Collection (1982)

Complex, ambitious, inspired, Herzog here talks his way through the making of his movie with a remarkable self-consciousness.

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Once Upon a Time in the West: Special Collector’s Edition (1968)

Sergio Leone never met a portentous entrance he didn't like.

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Is Black Widow Still a Hero? Dissecting the Misogynistic Outrage Against the Avengers

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"Black Widow may very well be the pinnacle of the modern action heroine, so why is there so much backlash about her role in the new Avengers film?

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