9/12/2014
The romantic comedy genre appears to be dead, with the revival that happened during the late 1980s and early 1990s – highlighted by the work of Nora Ephron – long behind us. But the romantic comedy,...
9/5/2014
It must have been jarring for audiences in 1978 to see Interiors. Mere months after nearly sweeping the 1977 Academy Awards with one of the greatest comedies of all time, Annie Hall, Woody Allen...
8/29/2014
Preston Sturges was among Hollywood's first screenwriters to direct his own scripts. Like many writers who make the switch, he wasn't impressed with how other directors handled his material. So, in...
8/25/2014
Lord Richard Attenborough was a titan of the British film industry, with a career that spanned over six decades. Indeed, if he knew how many people only knew of him through Jurassic Park, he would...
8/22/2014
For the past few summers, Disney has released a wave of catalog titles, pairing animated films with direct-to-video sequels and putting out movies that only die-hard Disney geeks would care about....
8/15/2014
We are now at the end of the summer, which means that you might want to take that last second trip to the beach. Perhaps you have decided to do something different and go to the Amazon. Maybe you are...
8/12/2014
In the hall of great Disney characters, there will always be a spot reserved for Aladdin's Genie. There is no other character from the studio so defined by the voice behind it. Robin Williams...
8/8/2014
Anthony Minghella isn't on the top of lists as among the great directors of the last few decades, partly because his career was tragically cut short by his death in 2008. It also doesn't help that...
8/1/2014
In the land of super-serious French New Wave filmmakers, there was an oasis of music named Jacques Demy. Fifty years after Jean-Luc Godard, Fancois Truffaut, Alain Resnais, Agnes Varda and other...
7/25/2014
In the early 1960s, black and white became synonymous with political intrigue. John Frankenheimer had become the best at it with his political movies - Seven Days in May and The Manchurian Candidate...
7/18/2014
Method acting is a technique where the actor becomes fully dedicated to the character, changing their appearance and personality to get a better understanding, under the assumption that it will...
7/11/2014
By 1993, the world didn't need Hollywood to make a movie about AIDS to make it a reality in the U.S. and around the world. The disease became an epidemic by the end of the 1980s and celebrities like...

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