10/24/2014
Common sense tells you that you need to have a beginning, middle and an end to every story. While we generally accept that they do not need to be in that order, we do expect it all to make sense. But...
10/17/2014
Love triangles are at the center of countless films, but how many are about love triangles from beyond the grave? The Uninvited, an unlikely hit from Paramount in 1944, is about a love triangle with...
10/10/2014
If Frankenstein's monster was a misunderstood overgrown child, then Imhotep was just a hopeless romantic. Even today, The Mummy remains a bizarre entry in the Universal Monsters cannon. Here, the...
10/3/2014
Welcome readers, to a spooky chapter of Hollywood history. For the next few weeks, we will be looking at the works of master filmmakers, who knew how to scare the living daylights out of filmgoers....
9/26/2014
The United States is addicted to oil. That's not news now and it wasn't news back in 2005, when Oscar winning screenwriter Stephen Gaghan's Syriana was released. The film, featuring an all-star...
9/19/2014
Filmed stage plays had reached their height by the end of the 1950s, but there was still one more statement to be made in 1961. The days of glorious Tennessee Williams adaptations were long...
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...

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