3 Women and the Dismal World That Makes Them 1

Robert Altman was a true auteur who could not be tamed. Just look at the weirdness he produced with big-studio money when they tagged him onto a Popeye project. But he was a master of understated personal films, and he used a woman's perspective the way that few male directors ever did, not only treating them as people but making the unpopular statement that a man was not the answer to a woman's problems. 3 Women stands out as a highlight among those films.

May 20th, 2014

Rectifying Keanu and Company: Bram Stoker's Dracula

When released, Coppala's take on Dracula suffered from criticism's focused mainly on certain California-accented actors trying to play Shakespeare and a truly....inspired performance by Anthony Hopkins, but is there more to this film that was overshadowed by these criticisms, and was the film prematurely buried undeservedly? 'A Fair Shake' attempts to correct these cinematic wrongs.

May 15th, 2014

Neighbors (2014): Efron Double Feature!

The new comedy Neighbors represents a changing tide for the Apatow crew, but does it also represent the coming of Zac Efron as a serious actor? One Efron movie leads to another and soon you're in a strange apartment, with a hastily scrawled message on the pillow by your head reading "Thanks for the fun--Zac" Not even as much as a little drawing of a heart to comfort you in your shame.

May 12th, 2014


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