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Sunday, June 24 2012

Essential Film Performances - 2012 Edition Part Six

PopMatters follows up our hugely popular 100 Essential Female and Male Performances feature and 2010 update with 50 additions to the essentials list. Part six features Piper Laurie, Ewan MacGregor and more...


Thursday, August 11 2011

The 100 Essential Directors Part 4: Samuel Fuller - John Huston

On our fourth day, this journey through the 100 Essential Film Directors continues to twist and turn in unexpected ways. From bold, opinionated Hollywood voices to those who essentially created the language of cinema, today will shed light on kings of genre like Samuel Fuller, through lions like the legendary John Huston.


Reviews

Monday, February 6 2012

D.W. Griffith's Morality Tale, 'Way Down East', has One of the Greatest Movie Finalés, Ever

Lillian Gish shines as the martyred heroine of D.W. Griffith's most popular melodrama.


Thursday, December 18 2008

Griffith Masterworks 2

With D.W. Griffith that it's the telling of the story (and not the story itself) that makes for a truly great filmic experience.


Thursday, September 13 2007

True Heart Susie

Much of this film, especially the first reel, is based on a form of comedy that gently spoofs its own conventions while faithfully employing them.


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