Written by Lea Vrábelová Wednesday, 23 July 2014 21:39
As usual, humans are the main cause for the shark’s terrifying reputation.
Written by Lea Vrábelová Wednesday, 23 July 2014 21:32
Ferris’s story, filled with drugs, stabbings, shootings, blindings, and other sickly violence, defines him as one of the most feared gangsters in history.
Written by Laura Hamlett Monday, 21 July 2014 13:49
This pint-sized view of the wild has not been shown very often, and certainly not up close and personal, as it appears here.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 14 July 2014 13:21
Director Edgar G. Ulmer capitalizes on the tropes of noir in a film whose necessary economy in storytelling is one of its great appeals.
Written by Matthew Newlin Monday, 14 July 2014 13:04
No amount of praise is sufficient to reward Tatiana Maslany for the excruciating amount of dedication she puts into her work on Orphan Black.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 14 July 2014 12:49
Young people are sometimes capable of far more than we give them credit for.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 14 July 2014 12:47
I can see this film being hugely interesting to acting students, who will be fascinated by seeing the process of preparation that lies behind expert performance.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 14 July 2014 12:44
Racing camels is a hazardous trade where broken limbs and even death are not unusual.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 12 June 2014 19:51
Charm goes a long way, and so does a sense of humor; fortunately, the film has plenty of both to spare.
Written by Pete Timmermann Thursday, 12 June 2014 19:48
Is it smart for 22-year-olds to make a documentary about something for which they weren’t alive to see the heyday?
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 12 June 2014 19:45
This is a film that unabashedly celebrates particular life choices, and while there’s nothing wrong with that, those who have made other choices may well feel left out.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 12 May 2014 20:34
There are many brilliant moments in Herzog’s film, but also many moments when it goes off track.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Saturday, 10 May 2014 14:28
The less pleasant side of the American labels all the prisoners guilty and undeserving of any human consideration.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Saturday, 10 May 2014 14:24
Hedy Lamarr reveals herself to be both bad to the bone and committed to capitalizing on her feminine charms for the worst possible purposes.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Saturday, 10 May 2014 14:21
Instead of trying to ignite outrage, directors Lambert and McMahon have created a calm film about a terrible subject.
Written by Pete Timmermann Tuesday, 01 April 2014 22:44
And I trust all of you enough to let you in on my favorite actor: Divine. If you think I’m joking, I’m not.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 27 March 2014 08:26
For those of you who are fans of the connecting episodes, here are a few highlights from this set: Roger Whitaker pays a visit, Frank develops a combination perambulator/lawn mower, Joel invents a pipe with a built-in sprinkler system, and Tom Servo puts on an art show.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 27 March 2014 08:20
Still, the restored version of The Bigamist looks better than a lot of films from the period, and I’d have to say that watching the DVD is a far better experience than watching online.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 20 March 2014 21:49
There’s a dearth of films that have honest sympathy for what it’s like to be a teenager, particularly a teenager whose sexuality is not strictly mainstream
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 20 March 2014 21:43
The “wonderwall” of the title is the wall he’s peeking through to see the wonders of those often-naked young ladies.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 20 March 2014 21:35
The script depends heavily on coincidences, but Walsh keeps things moving at a rapid pace, with the sense of forward momentum aided by a lively soundtrack.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 20 March 2014 21:27
These companies consider who you and I would call American citizens exercising their Constitutional rights to be insurgents threatening company operations—and profits, of course.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 20 March 2014 21:20
He migrated to New York with his family, learned animation from a book, and began working for a company that made commercials.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Wednesday, 12 March 2014 22:05
It’s very funny and completely charming.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Wednesday, 05 March 2014 20:59
The residents have problems of the type you would expect to find in a fictional portrayal of this kind of facility, just as the barracks in World War II films always had a guy from Brooklyn and one from Texas.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Wednesday, 05 March 2014 19:54
Watching The Gene Autry Show feels like visiting an old friend, even if you’ve never seen this particular program before.
Written by Pete Timmermann Friday, 28 February 2014 00:28
While many purists prefer the original Japanese language track on Miyazaki’s films, I’ve by and large always been fine with the dubs Disney has done, as they tend to have high production values and usually have good actors as well.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Friday, 28 February 2014 00:02
The real star of the film is the documentary footage of locations never before seen by most White people.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 24 February 2014 22:44
For those who are experts on the Nixon era, Our Nixon will be a garden of delights, with each clip triggering memories and associations.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 24 February 2014 14:19
If that sounds radical to you, consider this: since 2003, in New Zealand, prostitution has been legal, as is operating a brothel and street solicitation.
Written by Adrienne Jones Tuesday, 18 February 2014 22:56
Parents are clueless, over-sexed or try too hard to connect with their kids, teachers are helpful oddballs and lurking among the cool kids is a gay guy just waiting to get out.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Tuesday, 18 February 2014 22:19
For those new to the film, Birth of the Living Dead is a great introduction to Romero lore, although due to numerous spoilers you should probably watch Night of the Living Dead before you watch this film.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Tuesday, 18 February 2014 22:02
As long as it stays in infomercial mode, How to Make Money Selling Drugs is both entertaining and informative—it’s quite specific about how the drug trade works, and features everyone from Russell Simmons to Freeway Rick Ross (the guy who invented crack) to an array of lawyers, policemen, and others whose living depends in whole or in part on the drug trade.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 06 February 2014 12:05
Instead, you get a lot of eye candy and a glimpse into the lives of some friendly, pleasant people who seem to be pretty blessed by life. If that’s what you’re looking for, this is the film for you.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Monday, 03 February 2014 08:14
Even if you have an endless appetite for documentaries about New York (as I do), watching Men at Lunch can be disappointing because there’s so much speculation backed up by so little proof, and so many topics broached without resolution.
Written by Sarah Boslaugh Thursday, 26 December 2013 11:18
It’s enough to make you wish the variety show would make a comeback.
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