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Think about how you, even at an advanced age, can set the agenda when it comes to this film and preserve its legacy the best way you see fit. It's hard to do that when you're gone, Jerry.
14 Aug 2013
At some point, some theater will acquiesce and open up an "all access" venue where you can do anything you want short of sexual liaisons with your partner and we will then see how much of a demand there is for such an outlet.
12 Aug 2013
What was the first film to debut on over 1,500 screens simultaneously? Well, it wasn't some specious fish story, that's for sure.
01 Aug 2013
Richard Matheson was, like his peers Ray Bradbury and Rod Serling, introduced an entire generation to the joys of genre fiction and film.
26 Jun 2013
With Monsters University (a good film, go see it), Pixar has stopped playing perfectionist forever. From now on, merely being good will have to do. Greatness seems like a thing of the past. The distant past.
19 Jun 2013
The savaged sci-fi epic After Earth is another nail in the coffin of Will Smith's once dominant commercial appeal, and the final one in M. Night Shyamalan's struggles to regain his more or less DOA cred.
03 Jun 2013
How do you go from "the next Spielberg" to a critical joke in the span of a single decade? Just ask M. Night Shyamalan. He knows all too well.
28 May 2013
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The saving grace of many dysfunctional family films is finding the universality in the truly insular.
15 May 2013
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Most movies dealing with the apocalypse have adults running about to stop it from happening, yet the Neverending Story is the exact opposite.
10 Apr 2013
As it stands, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey is a thoroughly engaging, often rip-roaring, old school yarn. It's got scope, excitement, and above all, emotional heft.
30 Jan 2013
So where does the wickedness really come from? Is it nothing more than a combination of factors, an internal weakness fueled by far more malevolent outside sources? Well, yes and no.
19 Sep 2012
Hitchcock believed in the power of images, of mixing light and shadow, color and composition to provide subtext to his characters' concerns. Dziga Vertov wanted, way back at the dawn of the artform, to push the boundaries of what the medium could be.
22 Aug 2012
Of faces, faith, and things forgotten. Spirituality can be sourced through many things, religion being primary among them. It can also be found in remembering.
15 Aug 2012
For the next ten weeks, we will discuss the films that made it onto the Sight & Sound 2012 Best Films of All Time List (Overall and Director). In this installment, a tale of two Italys...and two intriguing artistic approaches.
08 Aug 2012
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