Tag Archives: The Shawshank Redemption

Great Sounds – Part Three

The world is so noisy, we unconsciously filter out all that we don’t want to hear. Much of film sound operates in the same way.

The Maltese Falcon

John Huston’s film of Dashiell Hammett’s classic novel was the third adaptation of the hard-boiled mystery. How did he succeed where others had failed?

Good Will Hunting

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon wrote Good Will Hunting to forward their acting careers. But the studio wanted Leonardo DiCaprio and Brad Pitt instead.

Fight Club

When it was released, Fight Club was rubbished by critics and rejected by audiences. Now it’s regarded as a masterpiece. So what changed people’s minds?

Inside Llewyn Davis

Joel and Ethan Coen started as outsiders, but after 16 feature films they have long since become their own establishment. So where does that leave Llewyn Davis?

Religion in Film

With so many faiths being practiced in America, Hollywood knows better than to show people praying. As a result, ‘religion’ is found in some odd places.


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