Directed by: William Wyler. This was another big check mark on my list of “classic Hollywood that I’ve got to see if I want to keep any of my film snob cred.” But seriously, I was just really curious to see what all the fuss was about: the Great Chariot Race Sequence is supposed to be among the greatest action sequences in cinematic history. 446 more words
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By Scott Ross
I dislike him immediately.
As the sixth-grade best friend of one of my best friends, Michael is in some sense a rival. But what I detest is the arrogant superiority he wears like a second skin. 3,016 more words
23rd July is Batman Day, celebrating the character’s 75th anniversary. To celebrate, this July we’re taking a look at some new and classic Batman (and Batman related) stories. 3,225 more words
The twin Hollywood trends of Biblical subject matter and conflict between tough, bearded westerners and effeminate Muslims and proto-Muslims will find a beautiful synergy this December with the release of Ridley Scott’s ‘Exodus: Gods And Kings.’ It stars Christian Bale as a buff, bearded, bush-loving Moses, revolting against the effeminate make-upocracy of Pharoah Ramses II and his gang of bejeweled guyliner bros. 69 more words
“But with the throttle screwed on there is only the barest margin and no room for mistakes. It has to be done right . . and that’s when the strange music starts, when you stretch your luck so far that the fear becomes exhilaration and vibrates along your arms. 283 more words