‘Revolutionary Road’ — snubbed today, sure to be remembered forever

Posted by · 7:58 am · December 23rd, 2008

One of the biggest surprises of the awards season for me is the fact that “Revolutionary Road” is being all but forgotten by many critics groups and has certainly slipped off the Oscar radar as a result. Is the film deserving?  Absolutley.  I think it is one of the best films of the year and among […]

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THE LISTS: Top 10 films of the 1970s

Posted by · 11:42 am · November 18th, 2008

When critics and historians of the cinema sit down to discuss uh, cinema, the conversation almost always turns to the great decades in movie history. And n nearly conversation I’ve been a part of, the 1970s reigns supreme as the single decade of brilliance. It was a time of enormous artistic growth for film, as […]

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Spielberg and blockbusters

Posted by · 7:26 am · April 25th, 2008

Can he do it? After becoming (in his own eyes) a serious filmmaker with “Schindler’s List,” “Amistad,” “Saving Private Ryan,” “A.I.” and “Munich,” is Steven Spielberg able to re-create the magic he almost always brought to his pure entertainment blockbusters? It takes a look at his journey as an artist to even attempt a reasoned […]

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