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The Charms of Cross-Genre Writing

When I hear the word “cross-genre”, I instinctively picture Gene Wilder’s Dr. Frederick Frankenstein and Peter Boyle’s  Monster performing a tap dance to Berlin’s “Puttin’ on the Ritz”. 329 more words

Fiction

Monster's Ball: Halle Berry shines in a powerful tale of transformation and hope

Corrections Officer Hank Grotowski heads the prison squad supervising Lawrence Musgrove, awaiting execution after eleven years on Death Row. Distressed by his duties, Hank’s son Sonny is also on the team, while Musgrove’s emotionally drained wife Leticia struggles. 584 more words

Forgotten Filmcast Episode 25: Where the Buffalo Roam

We’re unleashing the latest episode of the Forgotten Filmcast a day early this week since we’re starting a special series on Monday. Stay tuned for more info on that. 74 more words

Movies

Nevada Kubrick: Video: The Candidate 1972: The Jarman-McKay Debate

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Even with Bill McKay’s wishy-washy answer to the first question in this debate, this is still my favorite scene in a great movie about the classic underdog Bill McKay, played by Robert Redford against classic establishment incumbent Crocker Jarman, played by Don Porter. 39 more words

Don Porter

Young Frankenstein

This is my third and final Mel Brooks film that also happens to be in my TOP of ALL TIME MOVIES!!! I seriously don’t know what it is about his humor but it is the end all be all for me. 281 more words

Comedy Reviews

Doris Roberts Answers Questions from our Facebook Friends

A few weeks ago we posted a chat I had with Doris Roberts. We invited our friends on Facebook to submit questions they’d like Doris to answer and we chose four of those submissions to pass along to Doris. 373 more words

People Who Make Movies

Nevada Kubrick: Video: The Candidate 1972: The Jarman-McKay Debate

Derik Schneider on Google+

The New Democrat on Facebook

The New Democrat on Twitter

Even with Bill McKay’s wishy-washy answer to the first question in this debate, this is still my favorite scene in a great movie about the classic underdog Bill McKay, played by Robert Redford against classic establishment incumbent Crocker Jarman, played by Don Porter. 39 more words

Political Cinema