This video-essay celebrates the career of Martin Scorsese, showing how he has taken cinema as a means of telling stories and expanded it as a means of personal expression.
Using The Great War as its canvas, PASSCHENDAELE threads together the stories of three couples; American, English and Irish, weaving their destinies through one of history’s most tumultuous eras.
Because it beat Steven Spielberg’s Saving Private Ryan to the Best Picture Oscar, a lot of people don’t like this romantic-comedy. Is their prejudice justified?
The Insider was nominated for 7 Oscars including Best Picture, Director, Actor and Screenplay, but came away empty handed. Surely questions need to be asked.
Steven Benedict is a well-known radio broadcaster, college lecturer, writer, producer, and director of films and documentaries.