Articles tagged tony musante

The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970): Blu-ray

Some filmmakers wear their influences like a clandestine coat of arms. While they’ll never really admit it, they are clearly borrowing from the wealth

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12 Oct 2007 // 2:00 AM

We Own the Night

You can see -- though the brothers take a few more scenes to catch up -- that each envies the other: Joe wants Bobby's seeming independence, Bobby wants daddy's approval.

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26 Mar 2007 // 8:58 PM

Origins of the Mafia

A tepid and almost unintelligible period costume drama that only tangentially touches upon the secret history of an organization and culture that valued secrecy and silence above all else.

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8 Nov 2004 // 12:00 AM

The Grissom Gang (1971)

Like his characters, Robert Aldrich went for broke, taking his audiences on a thrill ride that could be thoughtful and hair-raising at the same time.

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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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