John Frankenheimer
Columns // 1 Articles
Reviews // 7 Articles
Blogs // 1 Articles
//Columns

American Film Theatre
17 Jul 2008 // 5:00 PM

In what might be called the curse of Chekhov, the common setting is a living room, the common characters a family, and the common dynamic a stew of bitter backbiting and recrimination that ultimately gives the lie to Tolstoy, because here each unhappy family seems perfectly alike.

//Reviews

There Are No Second Chances in 'Seconds'
29 Aug 2013 // 10:05 PM

In John Frankenheimer’s chilly, satirical, noir thriller, the American Dream of starting over is dealt a killing blow.

Ho-Ho-Horrible: 'Reindeer Games (The Director's Cut)'
6 Mar 2012 // 3:00 PM

Ok, it's not as bad as that heading, but Reindeer Games marks the start of a long stretch of poor films Ben Affleck would rather forget.

//Blogs

'The Manchurian Candidate' is Perfect Political Science Fiction
24 Jul 2011 // 7:59 PM

In the hands of one of the genre's true masters - John Frankenheimer - Richard Condon's novel becomes a blueprint for any nation's rocky internal relationships.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

Supernatural: Season 11, Episode 12 - "Don't You Forget About Me"

// Channel Surfing

"In another stand-alone episode, there's a lot of teen drama and some surprises, but not much potential.

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