"Some of My Best Friends Are in Concentration Camps": The Absence of Jews in Hitchcock's WWII Films | 15 Jun 2010 // 4:00 PM
Although Hitchcock made several films expressing his opposition to the Nazis, viewing these films leads to the question: Where was any mention of the Jews who were so profoundly affected by the Nazis and WWII?
Biggie Gives Us One More Chance | 15 Feb 2009 // 2:00 PM
Biggie Smalls' mythology hasn't afforded him a dreamy endgame à la Tupac or Elvis. Nobody imagines Biggie pulling the ultimate Machiavellian coup by making the world believe he's dead while he's secretly chillin' in Jamaica.
Notorious | 23 Apr 2009 // 4:00 PM
More fan companion piece than galvanizing cinema, this stands at a distance too respectful to get under anyone's skin.
Notorious | 15 Jan 2009 // 8:44 PM
Notorious looks back on the day when hip-hop was coming into its seeming own, when telling stories was a way to make order from chaos, as well as money and, as Biggie saw it, mo problems.
Why Biopics Just Don't Work | 21 Apr 2009 // 12:00 AM
It's not a hard genre to mess up. There are so many pre and post production hazards to overcome that the moviemaking winds up the