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Features

Tuesday, June 15 2010

"Some of My Best Friends Are in Concentration Camps": The Absence of Jews in Hitchcock's WWII Films

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?


Columns

Sunday, February 15 2009

Biggie Gives Us One More Chance

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.


Reviews

Thursday, April 23 2009

Notorious

More fan companion piece than galvanizing cinema, this stands at a distance too respectful to get under anyone's skin.


Thursday, January 15 2009

Notorious

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.


Blogs

Tuesday, April 21 2009

Why Biopics Just Don't Work

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


News

Friday, January 16 2009

Q&A with ‘Notorious' star Jamal Woolard

Before this month, Jamal Woolard was an obscure rapper going by the stage name of Gravy. And Gravy was best known for a 2006 shooting outside


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