Wednesday, May 23, 2007 02:34 pm

The greatest Orson Welles film he didn’t direct

Untitled Document The Third Man (1949) is the greatest Orson Welles movie Welles didn’t direct. It is a testament to the greatness of this film that many people assume that...
Wednesday, May 16, 2007 09:35 am

Few films do a good job depicting the world of professional gambling

Untitled Document Perhaps it’s a personal thing, having a grandfather who was a professional gambler during the Depression, but few occupations are as cinematically fascina...
Wednesday, May 9, 2007 09:04 pm

Here are few movies Bush should have watched before 2003

Untitled Document May 1 marked the four-year anniversary of President George W. Bush’s “Mission Accomplished” photo-op debacle, and the Iraq War rages on. Just ...
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 02:32 pm

Quincy brings its short film festival to Springfield

Untitled Document The emergent Young Springfield Professionals Network takes a cue from the Young Professionals of Quincy: a short film festival highlighting 18 movies from aroun...
Wednesday, May 2, 2007 10:01 pm

Gosling’s best performance came in a little-seen film

Untitled Document Every new generation has its rising star, and the newest is Ryan Gosling. Fresh from his first Oscar nomination, he can be seen in the murder thriller Fracture....
Wednesday, April 25, 2007 10:01 pm

Making voyeurism acceptable on the big screen

Untitled Document All it takes is a murder to make the subject of voyeurism acceptable to mainstream audiences. Without the violence factor, the subject is just plain sick. Distu...
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 01:58 am

Art can be found in the trashiest locations

Untitled Document Quentin Tarantino continues his role as the cinema’s greatest cheerleader of B-movies. His latest foray into cheese is a celebration of grindhouse movies ...
Thursday, April 12, 2007 02:47 am

Here’s one SNL grad who keeps getting better

Untitled Document Comedy depends on the unexpected, and perhaps no one illustrates this better than Will Ferrell. After ignoring his work on Saturday Night Live and barely n...
Wednesday, April 4, 2007 01:40 am

Wahlberg finally gets the props he earned a decade ago

Untitled Document Stardom has finally come to Mark Wahlberg, a decade after he proved his skills as an actor. Wahlberg has come a long way since his dubious entrance into show bu...
Wednesday, March 28, 2007 06:41 am

French filmmakers are spilling blood and guts on the silver screen

Untitled Document The French cinema certainly looks a lot      different today than it used to. The country that many Americans have deluded themselves into believ...

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