Articles tagged robert rossen

The Difference Between Remembering and Watching an American Classic: ‘The Hustler’

Often associated with Minnesota Fats and the glamour of pool, The Hustler is more about the dark underside of the game and the lives of its lead characters, with Jackie Gleason's well-recalled turn as Fats playing only a minor role in the drama.

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Paul Newman’s Influential, Classic Performances in The Hustler and The Verdict

In an era of relatively reserved American cinema, when most actors would be concerned with their images as leading men, Newman was not afraid to experiment and go with his artistic impulses.

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11 Oct 2006 // 11:00 PM

All the Kings Men (1949)

This is a story as old as time, and deftly told.

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30 Aug 2004 // 12:00 AM

Lilith (1964)

It's tempting to read this mental-institution drama as some kind of political allegory.

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//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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