Those underrated gems of the 1990s

Posted by · 1:08 pm · May 18th, 2009

So here we go again.  The 1990s were an odd decade cinematically, ripe with excellent films, ground-breaking work, innovations as well as a large number of duds. There were also films released to rave reviews that never found an audience. I combed through the decade and came up with 15 films worthy of discussion as […]

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Will ‘W.’ hold a candle to ‘Nixon?’

Posted by · 9:26 am · August 26th, 2008

With Lionsgate Films’ “W.” on the horizon, we are reminded of the last film Oliver Stone made about an American President: “Nixon,” a critically praised and Oscar nominated work that was the exact opposite of what most thought it would be. An angry child of the 1960s, having chronicled Vietnam on screen (some say definitively), […]

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‘W’: bush league?

Posted by · 10:36 am · July 30th, 2008

I need to tread gently here and if offend that is not my intention…at all. I am not an American but I’ve always been fascinated with American history and politics. While I would never presume to know more about America than its own people, I must admit I struggle with the idea of George W. […]

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