Director Elia Kazan’s 1957 film A Face in the Crowd is a prescient, startling and highly unsettling film dealing with the harsh truths of celebrity worship and the ways that power, particularly when wielded by celebrities can be dangerous, corrupting and wildly destructive. 454 more words
Tags » Patricia Neal
(out of 5)
The imagery in this groundbreaking science-fiction film is unforgettable: a perfectly designed spaceship arrives from the sky and lands in Washington; a giant robot emerges from it but doesn’t say a word or do anything until provoked. 244 more words
The time: early 1970′s, midnight
The place: an ordinary living room in Oklahoma.
The scene: A young teenager crouches in front of the family TV set. 704 more words