Archive for May, 2012

Double Indemnity

Double Indemnity boasts some pedigree; Billy Wilder directing a script he co-wrote with Raymond Chandler that they adapted from a book by James M. Cain.

In the Heat of the Night

In the Heat of the Night was one of the landmark films of late 60s’ Hollywood, presenting head on the racism of the Deep South.

Barton Fink

The Coen Brothers won the Palme d’Or at the 1991 Cannes Film Festival with this sardonic look at Hollywood. But is that what it is really about?

Max Steiner

Max Steiner’s credits include some of the most popular films of all time. And while his influence is still heard today, his mentors echo down from the 19th century.

Chariots of Fire

A surprise hit in 1981, Chariots of Fire was nominated for 7 Oscars including Best Picture, Original Screenplay, Score and Costume Design. Does it still have legs?

The Lives of Others

An examination of life in East Germany under the the terrifying control of the Stasi, The Lives of Others is more than just a political thriller.


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