GRIM Gems Wednesday, February 28
Three films are undergirded with themes of law & order and the Vietnam War
On LOCATION Wednesday, February 21
Nearly a century after Richard Norman (a white man) blazed a trail making black silent films, Norman Studios is ready for its close-up
(A Different Sort) of FAITH Wednesday, February 21
Two movies conjure horrifying matters
Passion, Propaganda & a PAINTER Wednesday, February 14
An overlooked Dunkirk film gets its just review
Housebound, INDEED Wednesday, January 31
A scary, funny, clever film imagines what happens when you move back to Mom's
CELLULOID Dreams Wednesday, January 17
DAMNED Fine Movies Wednesday, January 17
Making their debut in impressive hi-def upgrades are two ’80s horror films from Dick Maas, the Dutch John Carpenter. The Lift (’83) is about a psychopathic elevator (it goes all the way …
CONFUSION on the Ground Wednesday, January 10
Five of the best American movies (and among the first) about the Vietnam War (or Conflict, if you prefer) debuted in 1978 and 1979. The Deer Hunter (’78) won five Oscars, Best Picture among …
War in REAL Time Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Compelling Cease Fire! is a propagandistic look at the Korean Conflict
MURDER … THE INTERNATIONAL LANGUAGE! Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Not to be confused with “gelato,” the Italian term “giallo” designates a specific type of cinematic treat – namely, Italian slasher films. Some film historians …